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Philydrum lanuginosum Banks ex Gaertn.
Frogsmouth
This plant is common in wetlands in  northern Australia. One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.


  Philydrum lanuginosum   Philydrum lanuginosum  
     
  Description:Flower   Description:Flower  
  Location:Mitchell River Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia   Location:Mitchell River Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia  
  GPS coordinates:14˚55.2054S, 126°13.4262E   GPS coordinates:14˚55.2054S, 126°13.4262E  
  Date of photo:16 July 2016   Date of photo:16 July 2016  
  Field No.:5066   Field No.:5066  
         
  Philydrum lanuginosum   Philydrum lanuginosum  
     
  Description:Plant growing on dam's edge   Description:Flower - side view  
Location:Lake, Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location:Mitchell River Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:16˚36.0852S, 145°16.3614E   GPS coordinates:14˚55.2054S, 126°13.4262E  
  Date of photo:8 June 2008   Date of photo:16 July 2016  
  Field No.:U802   Field No.:5066  
         
  Philydrum lanuginosum   Philydrum lanuginosum  
     
  Description:Flower spikes   Description:Plant in drying creek bed  
  Location:Lake, Mt Lewis, North Queensland   Location:Mitchell River Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia  
  GPS coordinates:16˚36.0852S, 145°16.3614E   GPS coordinates:14˚55.2054S, 126°13.4262E  
  Date of photo:8 June 2008   Date of photo:16 July 2016  
  Field No.:U802   Field No.:5066  
         
         
         

 

 

References (accessed 9 October 2016):

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Philydrum_lanuginosum.htm

Adams, L.G. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1987), Phylidraceae. Flora of Australia 45:41-42

Stephens K.M. & Dowling R.M.(2002) , Wetland Plants of Queensland, CSIRO Publishing
 

 

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Philydrum lanuginosum