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Polygala longifolia Poir.
An interesting plant from the Northern Territory. Both pink and white forms are shown.

  Polygala longifolia Polygala longifolia
 
Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory Location:Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:13˚02.9604S  130˚43.1382E GPS coordinates:13˚02.9604S  130˚43.1382E
  Date of photo:24 April 2016 Date of photo:24 April 2016
Field No:3986 Field No:3986
     
  Polygala longifolia Polygala longifolia
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant
  Location:Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory Location:Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:13˚02.9604S  130˚43.1382E GPS coordinates:13˚02.9604S  130˚43.1382E
  Date of photo:24 April 2016 Date of photo:24 April 2016
  Field No:3986 Field No:3986
     
  Polygala longifolia Polygala longifolia
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Fog Bay Road, Bynoe, Northern Territory Location:Fog Bay Road, Bynoe, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:12˚45.8040S  130˚45.1806E GPS coordinates:12˚45.8040S  130˚45.1806E
  Date of photo:27 May 2018 Date of photo:27 May 2018
  Field No:6614 Field No:6614
     
  Polygala longifolia Polygala longifolia
 
  Description:Stem and leaves Description:Leaves
  Location:Fog Bay Road, Bynoe, Northern Territory Location:Fog Bay Road, Bynoe, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:12˚45.8040S  130˚45.1806E GPS coordinates:12˚45.8040S  130˚45.1806E
  Date of photo:27 May 2018 Date of photo:27 May 2018
  Field No:6614 Field No:6614
     
  Polygala longifolia Polygala longifolia
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant
  Location:Fog Bay Road, Bynoe, Northern Territory Location:Fog Bay Road, Bynoe, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:12˚45.8040S  130˚45.1806E GPS coordinates:12˚45.8040S  130˚45.1806E
  Date of photo:27 May 2018 Date of photo:27 May 2018
  Field No:6614 Field No:6614
     

 

References (accessed 25 June 2018):

Fog Bay Road plant identified by Raelee Kerrigan, Australian Tropical Herbarium, Cairns

http://eflora.nt.gov.au/factsheet?id=4923

Kerrigan, R.A. (2012), A treatment for Polygala of northern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 25:114 


 

 

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Polygala longifolia