Hypoxis hygrometrica var. splendida R.J.F.Hend.

Fl. Australia 45: 488 (1987) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Leaves 3–18 cm long, 1.2–4 mm wide. Inflorescences usually 1–3 per plant. Flowers solitary; perianth lobes narowly ovate, 9–12 mm long, glabrous externally; seeds elliptic. Flowers Dec.–Jan.

SnM, VAlp. Also NSW. Relatively rare throughout its range. Apparently confined to upland areas of the Great Dividing Range, and in Victoria known from only two damp subalpine grassland sites: Forlorn Hope Plain on the Nunniong Plateau, and Buckety Plain.

Source: Conran, J.G. (1994). Liliaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-15
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Hypoxis hygrometrica var. splendida in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hypoxis hygrometrica var. splendida in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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New South Wales