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Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides (F.Muell.) F.Muell.
Small plants from swampy areas in North Queensland.

Three subspecies are featured here:

Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp.mitrasacmoides
Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. nigricans

Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides  subsp. trachymenoides 
 

Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides (F.Muell.) F.Muell. subsp. mitrasacmoides
     
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. mitrasacmoides Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. mitrasacmoides
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower and buds
  Location: Gibb River Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location: Gibb River Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia
   GPS coordinates:17˚21.1700S, 12448.4510E GPS coordinates:17˚21.1700S, 12448.4510E
  Date of photo:20 June 2017 Date of photo:20 June 2017
  Field No.:6142 Field No.:6142
     
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. mitrasacmoides Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. mitrasacmoides
 
  Description:Leaf Description:Underside of leaf
  Location: Gibb River Road, Kimberleys,Western Australia Location: Gibb River Road, Kimberleys,Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚21.1700S, 12448.4510E GPS coordinates:17˚21.1700S, 12448.4510E
  Date of photo:20 June 2017 Date of photo:20 June 2017
  Field No.:6142 Field No.:6142
     
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. mitrasacmoides Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. mitrasacmoides
 
  Description:Capsules Description:Plant in habitat
  Location: Gibb River Road, Kimberleys,Western Australia Location: Gibb River Road, Kimberleys,Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚21.1700S, 12448.4510E GPS coordinates:17˚21.1700S, 12448.4510E
  Date of photo:20 June 2017 Date of photo:20 June 2017
  Field No.:6142 Field No.:6142
     
 
Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides  subsp. nigricans (F.Muell.) F.Muell. Halford
One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.
     
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. nigricans Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. nigricans
 
  Description:Plant Description:Flower
  Location: Split Rock, Laura, North Queensland Location: Split Rock, Laura, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚38.8638S, 14430.4878E GPS coordinates:15˚38.8638S, 14430.4878E
  Date of photo:9 March 2017 Date of photo:9 March 2017
  Field No.:5994 Field No.:5994
     
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. nigricans Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. nigricans
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant
  Location: Split Rock, Laura, North Queensland Location: Split Rock, Laura, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:15˚38.8638S, 14430.4878E GPS coordinates:15˚38.8638S, 14430.4878E
  Date of photo:9 March 2017 Date of photo:9 March 2017
  Field No.:5994 Field No.:5994
     
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. nigricans Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. nigricans
 
  Description:Flower Description:Capsules
  Location: Split Rock, Laura, North Queensland Location: Split Rock, Laura, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚38.8638S, 14430.4878E GPS coordinates:15˚38.8638S, 14430.4878E
Date of photo:9 March 2017 Date of photo:9 March 2017
  Field No.:5994 Field No.:5994
     

Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides  subsp. trachymenoides (F.Muell.) Halford
   
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. trachymenoides Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp.  trachymenoides
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower - side view
  Location: Yarrowmere Station, Pentland, North Queensland Location: Yarrowmere Station, Pentland, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:21˚23.9676S, 14549.3920E GPS coordinates:21˚23.9676S, 14549.3920E
  Date of photo:23 April 2017 Date of photo:23 April 2017
  Field No.:6074 Field No.:6074
     
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. trachymenoides Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp.  trachymenoides
 
  Description:Capsule Description:Flower
  Location: Yarrowmere Station, Pentland, North Queensland Location: Yarrowmere Station, Pentland, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:21˚23.9676S, 14549.3920E GPS coordinates:21˚23.9676S, 14549.3920E
  Date of photo:23 April 2017 Date of photo:23 April 2017
  Field No.:6074 Field No.:6074
     
  Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp. trachymenoides Oldenlandia mitrasacmoides subsp.  trachymenoides
 
  Description:Flower and capsule Description:Plant in habitat
  Location: Yarrowmere Station, Pentland, North Queensland Location: Yarrowmere Station, Pentland, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:21˚23.9676S, 14549.3920E GPS coordinates:21˚23.9676S, 14549.3920E
  Date of photo:23 April 2017 Date of photo:23 April 2017
  Field No.:6074 Field No.:6074
     



References (accessed 3 March 2018):


Halford, D.A. (1992), Review of the genus Oldenlandia L. (Rubiaceae) and related genera in Australia. Austrobaileya 3(4): 703-704


 

 

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