Hypericum tetrapterum Fr.

Square-stem St John's Wort

Novit. Fl. Suec. Alt. 236 (1828) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*GipP, *HSF.

3 varieties, only var. tetrapterum naturalised in Australia. The other 2 varieties are small slender, procumbent to ascending herbs, with leaves less than 12 mm long, and few-flowered inflorescences. Profile provided under variety. 

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1996). Clusiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-05-02
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Malpighiales
family Hypericaceae
genus Hypericum
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Hypericum tetrapterum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hypericum tetrapterum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Highlands-Southern Fall present naturalised

State distribution

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State
Victoria
Tasmania