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Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F.Muell.
Spade Flower
A small herb common in Northern Australia.
One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.


Hybanthus enneaspermus Hybanthus enneaspermus
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Mungana, North Queensland Location:Petford to Almaden, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚06.9470S,144˚25.2020E GPS coordinates: 17˚21.649S,144˚43.775E
  Date of photo:17 October 2010 Date of photo:25 January 2015
  Field No.:767A Field No.:2967 voucher specimen
     
  Hybanthus enneaspermus Hybanthus enneaspermus
 
  Description:Pods Description:Flower
  Location:Petford to Almaden, North Queensland Location:Petford to Almaden, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚21.649S,144˚43.775E GPS coordinates: 17˚21.649S,144˚43.775E
  Date of photo:25 January 2015 Date of photo:25 January 2015
  Field No.:2967 voucher specimen Field No.:2967 voucher specimen
     
  Hybanthus enneaspermus Hybanthus enneaspermus
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Petford to Almaden, North Queensland Location:Petford to Almaden, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚21.649S,144˚43.775E GPS coordinates: 17˚21.649S,144˚43.775E
  Date of photo:25 January 2015 Date of photo:25 January 2015
  Field No.:2967 voucher specimen Field No.:2967 voucher specimen
     
  Hybanthus enneaspermus Hybanthus enneaspermus
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Petford to Almaden, North Queensland Location:Mungana, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚21.649S,144˚43.775E GPS coordinates: 17˚06.9470S,144˚25.2020E
  Date of photo:25 January 2015 Date of photo:17 October 2010
  Field No.:2967 voucher specimen Field No.:767A
     
  Hybanthus enneaspermus Hybanthus enneaspermus
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant on creek bank
  Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:1602.1606S, 12848.9810E GPS coordinates:1602.1606S, 12848.9810E
  Date of photo: 14 July 2016 Date of photo: 14 July 2016
  Field No.:5030 Field No.:5030
  Growing with Hybanthus aurantiacus  
     
     

References (accessed 16 October 2017):


Adams, L.G. & George, A.S., George, A.S., (1982) Violaceae. Flora of Australia. 8:102-103

https://www.jcu.edu.au/discover-nature-at-jcu/plants/plants-by-scientific-name2/hybanthus-enneaspermus

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5219


 

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