Kickxia spuria subsp. integrifolia (Brot.) R.Fern.

Round-leaved Toadflax

Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 64: 74 (1971) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Prostrate to ascending perennial, villous with long eglandular and shorter glandular hairs. Leaves on main branches broad-ovate, 10–38 mm long, 10–30 mm wide, apex mostly broad-acute, base rounded or cordate, margins entire; leaves at ends of main branches and on short lateral branches shorter, 3–7 mm long, 2–6 mm wide; shortly petiolate. Pedicels 3–15 mm long, villous. Calyx 3–5.5 mm long, segments free in flower, enlarging and united in fruit; corolla 7–8 mm long, spur 2–5 mm long, curved, upper lip purple-fronted, lower lip yellow. Capsule depressed-globose, 3–4 mm long, thin-walled, light-brown, glandular-pubescent; seeds pitted. Flowers Nov.–Apr.

*GipP, *MuF, *OtP, *VAlp, *VRiv, *VVP, *Wim. Native to Europe and western Asia. Occasional weed of disturbed ground.

Source: Barker, W.R. (1999). Scrophulariaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. 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, <>. Find Kickxia spuria subsp. integrifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Kickxia spuria subsp. integrifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present naturalised
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Victorian Riverina present naturalised
Murray Fans present naturalised
Gippsland Plain present introduced
Otway Plain present naturalised
Victorian Alps present naturalised

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales