Phyla nodiflora (L.) Greene

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*GipP, *Gold, *HSF, *MuF, *MuM, *MSB, *RobP, *VRiv, *VVP, *Wim.

3 varieties; Phyla nodiflora var. minor naturalised in Victoria. Phyla nodiflora var. minor is distinguished from the other varieties by having canescent leaves and from Phyla nodiflora var. reptans by its less serrated margins that are entire or with 2–8 pairs of teeth. Profile for Phyla nodiflora var. minor  provided under variety.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-10-14
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-10-14
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Lamiales
family Verbenaceae
genus Phyla
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Phyla nodiflora in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Phyla nodiflora in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present naturalised
Wimmera present naturalised
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Victorian Riverina present naturalised
Murray Scroll Belt present naturalised
Robinvale Plains present naturalised
Murray Fans present naturalised
Gippsland Plain present introduced
Goldfields present naturalised
Highlands-Southern Fall present naturalised

State distribution

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory