Enchylaena tomentosa R.Br.

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

CVU, EGL, GipP, Gold, GGr, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, OtP, RobP, VRiv, VVP, Wim.

2 varieties with 1 or possibly both varieties in Victoria. Enchylaena tomentosa var. glabra is widespread in New South Wales and may be present in north-west Victoria. The leaves and branches of Enchylaena tomentosa var. glabra are glabrous or have minute and sparse appressed hairs whereas Enchylaena tomentosa var. tomentosa has villous leaves and tomentose branches. Profile for Enchylaena tomentosa var. tomentosa is provided under subspecies.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-02-02
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Caryophyllanae
genus Enchylaena
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Enchylaena tomentosa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Enchylaena tomentosa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains 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
East Gippsland Lowlands present native