Brittonia 18: 306, fig. 2 (1966) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Dioecious herb, glabrous. Scales (3–)4–5(–8) mm long. Leaves firmer than for H. decipiens, green; petiole terete, usually distinctly longer than lamina; lamina narrowly oblong-elliptic, (2.5–)5–6(–7) cm long, 0.5–1.5 cm wide; margin entire; crossveins (10–)14–16(–20) pairs. Floral bracts (4–)5–7(–10) mm long, enclosing a male or a female flower. Male flower with pedicel up to c. 20 mm long at anthesis; perianth 0.5–0.7 mm long. Female flower sessile; hypanthium c. 12 mm long; perianth (0.3–)0.5–1 mm long; styles 6. Fruit (7–)9–11(–13) mm long. Flowers (Oct.–)Nov.–Dec. (Aston 1973).
GipP, OtP, WPro. Also WA, SA, NSW, Tas. Usually occurring in calm water, in sandy and muddy substrates from low tide to a depth of about 23 metres.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|