Lilaeopsis polyantha (Gand.) H.Eichler

Australian Lilaeopsis

Taxon 12: 296 (1963) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Phyllodes linear or subulate, cylindrical or slightly flattened, with thin septa, 1–35 cm long, 0.5–5 mm wide. Umbel 2–10-flowered; peduncle 6–45 mm long; pedicels 2–10(–22) mm long; inflorescence recurving with fruit set. Petals usually purple, c. 1 mm long. Fruit ellipsoid, 1.5–3.5 mm long, 1–2 mm wide; mericarp with acute dorsal and intermediate ribs and two obtuse corky lateral ribs. Flowers summer.

Brid, CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HFE, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, SnM, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas. Occasional in the southern half of the State, where growing in or around pools, lakes, streams, and rivers, and on saline flats.

Plants from the Little Desert have fruits with conspicuous white thickened lateral ribs. These may warrant formal recognition.

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Apiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-14
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Apiales
family Apiaceae
genus Lilaeopsis
Higher taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Lilaeopsis polyantha in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Lilaeopsis polyantha in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Highlands-Far East present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

Distribution map
State
Western Australia
South Australia
Queensland
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
Victoria
Tasmania