Ornduffia umbricola (Aston) Tippery & Les

Novon 19: 410 (2009) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Slender tufted perennial or sometimes annual 5–105 cm high; stolons absent. Petioles of basal leaves 2.5–43 cm long; blades aerial (rarely floating), erect, ovate to almost circular, 1–8(–12) cm long, entire, rounded to moderately cordate at the base, surfaces more or less uniform, thin-textured. Panicle lax, slender, occupying much of the flowering stem. Flowers homostylous; calyx (3–)6–9 mm long; corolla 11–31 mm diam., lobes (4–)5(–6), with broad entire to crenulate wings, not keeled; stigmas 2. Fruiting pedicels 5–40(–62) mm long, recurved; capsule 5–11 mm long, equal to or usually longer than calyx, adnate to calyx-tube only at base; seeds ellipsoid to subglobular, somewhat laterally compressed, (0.8–)1–1.4(–1.6) mm long, pale fawn to light brown, smooth or tuberculate; caruncle absent.

Brid, CVU, DunT, Glep, GGr, MuM, VVP, Wim.

Two varieties, both in Victoria.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-05-10
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Ornduffia umbricola in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Ornduffia umbricola in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native

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South Australia