Drosera macrantha subsp. planchonii (Hook.f. ex Planch.) N.G.Marchant

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Tuber more or less globose. Stem simple, up to c. 1 m long, scrambling to climbing, sparsely to moderately glandular hairy distally. Leaves cauline, in alternate groups of 3 (or 4), peltate; petiole (5–)10–50 mm long; lamina orbicular, deeply concave, inverted, 4–10 mm diam.; stipules absent. Inflorescence terminal, irregularly paniculate, 2–many-flowered; bracts linear-obovate, 3–5 mm long; pedicels 3–15 mm long; sepals 5, often narrow, more or less ovate or obovate, 3–9 mm long, moderately to densely glandular-hairy, margin entire, ciliate or laciniate, apex usually obtuse, sometimes truncate; petals 5, obovate, 6–14 mm long, usually white, sometimes pink or red; styles 3, each 2.5–3.5 mm long, dichotomously branched from base. Capsule globose, to c. 8 mm diam.; seeds 'nail-shaped' with a thickened head region, a longitudinal flange and a dilated, flattened foot region. Flowers mainly Aug.–Nov.

Brid, CVU, DunT, EGL, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HSF, LoM, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, OtR, VRiv, VVP, WPro, Wim. Also SA, Tas. Widespread in sandy heathlands, open Xanthorrhoea plains, and woodland communities.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2018-07-23
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Drosera macrantha subsp. planchonii in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Drosera macrantha subsp. planchonii in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native