Bertya tasmanica (Sond. & F.Muell.) Mull.Arg.

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

HNF, LoM, MuM.

Two subspecies, only Bertya tasmanica subsp. vestita native to Victoria. Bertya tasmanica subsp. ‚Äčtasmanica is endemic to Tasmania and has glabrous calyx lobes on the female flowers whereas in Bertya tasmanica subsp. vestita the calyx lobes of the female flowers have stellate hairs. Profile provided under subspecies.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-08-04
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-12-29

Halford, D.A. & Henderson, R.J.F. (2002). Studies in Euphorbiaceae A.L.Juss. sens. lat. 3. A revision of Bertya Planch. (Ricinocarpeae Muell. Arg., Bertyinae Muell.Arg.), Austrobaileya 6(2): 187-245.

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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Malpighiales
family Euphorbiaceae
genus Bertya
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Bertya tasmanica in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Bertya tasmanica in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native

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South Australia
New South Wales