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Tricoryne
Tricoryne anceps R.Br.
Rush Lily
A  small lily with flowers at the end of flattened stems common in the savannah woodlands of North Queensland. One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.

Tricoryne anceps
subsp. pterocaulon (Baker) Thongp. 
This subspecies has stems >2 mm wide.



  Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon

  Description:Flower and flattened stem Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Tinaroo Creek Rd, North Queensland Location:Tinaroo Creek Rd, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:1706.859S 14532.306E GPS Coordinates:1706.859S 14532.306E
Date of photo:1 March 2015 Date of photo:1 March 2015
  Field No.:3027 Field No.:3027
     
  Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers
  Location:Tinaroo Creek Rd, North Queensland Location:Tinaroo Creek Rd, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:1706.859S 14532.306E GPS Coordinates:1706.859S 14532.306E
  Date of photo:1 March 2015 Date of photo:1 March 2015
Field No.:3027 Field No.:3027
     
  Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon
 
  Description:Plant Description:Flower
  Location:Herberton Range, North Queensland Location:Tip of Cape York, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:1720.513S 14525.265E GPS Coordinates:1041.538S 14532.306E
  Date of photo:13 January 2007 Date of photo:9 June 2013
  Field No.:U649 Field No.:2181
     
  Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Blencoe Falls Lookout, North Queensland Location:Blencoe Falls Lookout, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1813.833S 14532.162E GPS coordinates:1813.833S 14532.162E
  Date of photo:2 May 2015 Date of photo:2 May 2015
  Field No.:3132 Field No.:3132
     
     

References (accessed 10 October 2016):


Thongpukdee, A., George, A.S., (1987) Liliaceae. Flora of Australia. 45:292-294

Williams, K.A.W., (1999) Native Plants of Queensland. 4:374
 

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Tricoryne~anceps

 

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