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Lindernia crustacea (L.) F.Muell.
Torenia crustacea (L.) Cham. & Schiltdl.
These plants are from Cape York Peninsula.

APC (2016): Lindernia crustacea is a nomenclatural synonym of
Torenia crustacea. Both are recognised on APC. Queensland recognises Lindernia crustacea.
These plants are from Queensland so the Queensland naming convention is primarily presented here. One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.

bbbbbbb Lindernia crustacea / Torenia crustacea Lindernia crustacea / Torenia crustacea  
   
Description:Flower Description:Flower
Location:Bloomfield Track, Daintree, North Queensland Location:Bloomfield Track, Daintree, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 15˚58.286S 145˚24.442E GPS coordinates: 15˚58.286S 145˚24.442E
  Date of photo:7 April 2013 Date of photo:7 April 2013  
  Field No.:2033 Field No.:2033  
       
  Lindernia crustacea / Torenia crustacea Lindernia crustacea / Torenia crustacea  
      
Description:Flower and  leaves Description:Plant showing leaves
Location:Bloomfield Track, Daintree, North Queensland Location:Bloomfield Track, Daintree, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 15˚58.286S 145˚24.442E GPS coordinates: 15˚58.286S 145˚24.442E
Date of photo:7 April 2013 Date of photo:7 April 2013
Field No.:2033 Field No.:2033
       
  Lindernia crustacea / Torenia crustacea Lindernia crustacea / Torenia crustacea  
   
  Description:Flower Description:Plant  
  Location:Herbert River Gorge, North Queensland Location:Herbert River Gorge, North Queensland  
  GPS coordinates: 3182 GPS coordinates: 3182  
  Date of photo:6 May 2018 Date of photo:6 May 2018  
  Field No.:6558 Field No.:6558  
       
  Lindernia crustacea / Torenia crustacea Lindernia crustacea / Torenia crustacea  
   
  Description:Leaves - underside Description:Plant in swampy habitat  
  Location:Herbert River Gorge, North Queensland Location:Herbert River Gorge, North Queensland  
  GPS coordinates: 3182 GPS coordinates: 3182  
  Date of photo:6 May 2018 Date of photo:6 May 2018  
  Field No.:6558 Field No.:6558  
       


References (accessed 13 July 2018):

Plants identified by Bruce Wannan of the Australian Tropical Herbarium

Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2:176

Fischer E, Schäferhoff B & Müller K, (2013), The phylogeny of Linderniaceae — The new genus Linderniella, and new combinations within Bonnaya, Craterostigma, Lindernia, Micranthemum, Torenia and Vandellia, Willdenowia, 43(2):209-238






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Lindernia crustacea

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