Aphelia gracilis Sond.

Slender Aphelia

Linnaea 28: 227 (1856) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Inflorescence turned to one side, 1.5–3(–5) mm long, 1–2.5 mm wide; primary bracts 5–11; basal bract 2.5–4.2 mm long with apex acuminate; distal bracts with apex obtuse. Flowers mainly Sep.–Dec, rarely Aug.

CVU, DunT, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW, Tas. Often abundant in shallow water of small depressions or wetland areas.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1994). Centrolepidaceae. 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
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
genus Aphelia
Higher taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Aphelia gracilis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Aphelia gracilis 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
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native

State distribution

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State
South Australia
New South Wales
Victoria
Tasmania