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Leptomeria aphylla R.Br.
Leafless  Currantbush
This plant was growing on Kangaroo Island,South Australia.This species has pungent branchlets.

   
Leptomeria aphylla Leptomeria  aphylla
Description: Fruit Description: Plant in habitat
Location:South Coast Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:South Coast Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
GPS coordinates:35˚58.891S, 136°59.684E GPS coordinates:35˚58.891S, 136°59.684E
Date of photo:9 November 2014 Date of photo:9 November 2014
Field No.:2868 Field No.:2868
 
Leptomeria  aphylla Leptomeria  aphylla
Description: Fruit and branchlets Description: Plant with Platylobium obtusangulum
Location:South Coast Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:South Coast Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
GPS coordinates:35˚58.891S, 136°59.684E GPS coordinates:35˚58.891S, 136°59.684E
Date of photo:9 November 2014 Date of photo:9 November 2014
Field No.:2868 Field No.:2868
   
     
   

Reference (accessed 17 September 2017):

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Leptomeria&species=aphylla

Lepschi, B.J., (1999) Taxonomic revision of Leptomeria (Santalaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 12(1):55-100

George, A.S. & Hewson, H.J. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Santalaceae. Flora of Australia 22:49-58

 

 

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Leptomeria aphylla