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

Fl. Australia 45: 488 (1987) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Leaves 10–20 cm long, 1.5–2 mm wide. Inflorescences usually 2–6. Flowers often 2 per inflorescence; perianth lobes elliptic, 7–15 mm long, at least the sepals hairy externally; seeds globular. Flowers most of year except winter.

CVU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, NIS, OtP, OtR, VRiv, VVP. Also Qld, NSW, Tas. Moderately common on sandy soils in the south (Mornington Peninsula, south Rosedale, Providence Ponds area, etc.) and scattered amongst low rocky mountain ranges (Grampians, Brisbane Ranges, Mt Pilot etc.), but apparently absent from drier and heavier soils of the Mallee and Riverina respectively, and not entering the alps or subalps.

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: Neville Walsh, 2018-11-21
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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. villosisepala in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory