Wurmbea latifolia T.D.Macfarl

Brunonia 3: 170 (1980) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Brid, CVU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, VRiv, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim.

2 subspecies recognised, only Wurmbea latifolia subsp. vanessae occurs in Victoria, see profile of that subspecies for description. Subspecies latifolia is restricted to the Mt Lofty and Flinders Ranges in South Australia. It is distinguished by the relatively shorter, broader, subopposite leaves, female spikes that do not extend beyond the leaves, and globose capsules.

Source: Conran, J.G. (1994). Liliaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-04-17
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Liliales
family Colchicaceae
genus Wurmbea
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Wurmbea latifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Wurmbea latifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
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
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
Wilsons Promontory present native

State distribution

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State
Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Victoria
Tasmania