Phytotaxa 317 (1): 58 (2017)
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Plant dioecious. Leaves not tapering distally; auricles 1.5–1.8 mm long; leaf margin entire; apex subtruncate with small central mucro. Female flowers with pedicel c. 5 mm long; stigmas narrow, obliquely funnel-shaped, 0.2–0.3 mm wide, margin slightly irregular. Male flowers with scales 3-lobed to fused and cup-shaped; anther mass 6-locular; pedicel up to c. 2.5 mm long at anthesis. Fruit c. 2 mm long (excluding style); fruiting pedicel 1.5–2.5 mm long, so fruit extended beyond the leaf-sheath. Flowers Nov.–Jan.
GipP, Glep, VVP. Also SA, Tas. Collected from near Streatham and Dundonnell. Occurs in brackish water of lakes.
The leaves of this species are held more or less at right angles to the stem.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|