Triglochin isingiana (J.M.Black) Aston

Muelleria 26 (2): 99 (2008) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Slender annual herb, (2–)3–12(–17) cm high. Leaves flat and thread-like, 1–5(–9) cm long, shorter than to almost as long as the infructescence. Scape at fruiting erect or ascending, 1–6(–9) cm long; infructescence 1–2(–6) cm long, with (3–)6–16(–23) fruits. Fruits narrowly pyramidal, (4–)5–7(–8) mm long, 1–1.2(–2) mm wide just above base, subsessile or pedicel up to 5 mm long; carpels 6, 3 fertile carpels alternating with 3 undeveloped sterile ones; fertile carpels keeled dorsally when dry, at base with 2 lateral recurved to upcurved spurs c. 1–1.5 mm long, often with 2 small deflexed spurs connected by a membrane between the larger recurved spurs. Fruits Aug.–Oct.

LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP. Also WA, NT, SA. Frequently occurs on temporarily damp soil, in clayey soils in Eucalyptus camaldulensis-E. largiflorens woodlands, in sandy soils in mallee eucalypt communities or on sand dunes.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2014-07-28
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-11
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Alismatales
family Juncaginaceae
genus Triglochin
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Triglochin isingiana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Triglochin isingiana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales