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Stylidium tenerum  Spreng.
Widespread in North Queensland in swamps with Drosera sp and Utricularia sp.The flowers are tiny and can be easily overlooked. There are small pink dots on the petals.One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.The voucher specimen featured below  is stored at the Australian Tropical Herbarium, Cairns.


  Stylidium tenerum Stylidium tenerum
 
Description:Flower (2mm wide) Description:Rosette
  Location:Sawpit Gully, White Mountains National Park, North Queensland Location:Sawpit Gully, White Mountains National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 20˚40.625S 145˚11.038E GPS coordinates: 20˚40.625S 145˚11.038E
  Date of photo: 10 June 2012 Date of photo: 10 June 2012
  Field No.:1076 voucher specimen Field No.:1076 voucher specimen
     
  Stylidium tenerum Stylidium tenerum
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Kate St, Portsmith, North Queensland Location:Dam on Cape York Development Rd, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates: 14˚32.007S 143˚25.735E
  Date of photo:16 June 2012 Date of photo:10 July 2010
  Field No.:U623 Field No.:708
     
  Stylidium tenerum Stylidium tenerum
 
  Description:Flower (2mm wide) Description:Flower (2mm wide)
  Location:Sawpit Gully, White Mountains National Park, North Queensland Location:Sawpit Gully, White Mountains National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 20˚40.625S 145˚11.038E GPS coordinates: 20˚40.625S 145˚11.038E
  Date of photo: 10 June 2012 Date of photo: 10 June 2012
  Field No.:1076 voucher specimen Field No.:1076 voucher specimen
     
  Stylidium tenerum Stylidium tenerum
 
  Description:Flower (2mm wide) Description:Rosette
  Location:Mt Baldy, North Queensland Location:Mt Baldy, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚17.719S  145˚21.542E GPS coordinates:17˚17.719S  145˚21.542E
  Date of photo: 24 August 2014 Date of photo: 24 August 2014
  Field No.:2747 Field No.:2747

 

References (accessed 11 June 2016):

Bean, A.R. (2000) A revision of the Stylidium subg. Andersonia (R.Br. ex G.Don) Mildbr. (Stylidiaceae). Austrobaileya 5(4): 600-601

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Stylidium~tenerum  

 

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Stylidium tenerum