Pilularia novae-hollandiae A.Braun

Austral Pillwort

Monatsber. Konigl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1863: 435 (1864) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Rhizome fine, branched, glabrous, green. Fronds scattered along rhizome, often 2 or 3 per node, tapering towards tip, slender, 2–7 cm long, deep green; young fronds with coiled tips. Sporocarps woody, single at frond base, shortly stalked, usually bent downwards and often buried, globular, 2–4 mm diam., moderately hairy.

CVU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, LoM, MuF, MuM, RobP, SnM, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW, Tas. Often hidden among grasses and sedges in damp mud, bogs and swamps of western and north-central Victoria with an outlying easterly record from the Cobberas.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1994). Ferns and allied plants (Psilophyta, Lycopodiophyta, Polypodiophyta). In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
order Salviniales
family Marsileaceae
genus Pilularia
Higher taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pilularia novae-hollandiae in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pilularia novae-hollandiae in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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State
Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
Victoria
Tasmania