Linnaea 27: 616 (1856) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: endangered (EN); Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Leaves 20–50 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide. Inflorescence ovoid to subglobose, 3–4 mm diam., with outer whorls of female flowers and inner whorls of male flowers. Bracts glabrous; outer bracts ± narrowly ovate; inner bracts ± linear. Male flowers pedicellate, with perianth glabrous; outer perianth lobes 3, oblong-spathulate, cohering at base; inner perianth fused into a 3-lobed tube. Female flowers with perianth absent. Ovary sessile, but appearing shortly and distinctly pedicellate because perianth absent. Flowers Dec. and Mar.
DunT, LoM, MuF, RobP, Wim. Also ?SA, NSW. Known only from a small number of collections - from along the Murray River, towards the junction with the Murrumbidgee River (1853), and more recently, from the south-west near Edenhope and near Cavendish. Aquatic, in shallow water.
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