Logania nuda F.Muell.

Bare Logania

Fragm. 1: 129 (1859) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Erect undershrub with rush-like stems to c. 50 cm high; branches opposite, occasionally clustered, often ending in a weak spine; minutely papillose, glabrous. Leaves reduced to triangular scales, usually 1–2 mm long. Inflorescence of 1–3 bisexual flowers. Calyx 2.2–3.5 mm long, lobes ovate to narrow-ovate; corolla 4–5.5 mm long, tube 1.7–2.5 mm long, c. one-third to as long as lobes, lobes oblong to somewhat ovate, obtuse, outer surface papillose to densely hairy, inner surface with long dense hairs below, becoming sparser and papillose above mouth; stamens inserted in mouth of corolla. Capsules 5–5.5 mm long. Flowers Oct.–Feb.

LoM, MuM, RobP. Also WA, SA, NSW. Uncommon to rare in Victoria and confined to mallee communities in the far north-west, usually occurring in deep sand, often appearing following fire.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1999). Loganiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-14
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Gentianales
family Loganiaceae
genus Logania
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Logania nuda in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Logania nuda in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Robinvale Plains present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales