Wolffia australiana (Benth.) Hartog & Plas

Blumea 20: 151 (1972) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Thallus depth up to twice length of dorsal (upper, emergent) surface; dorsal surface up to c. 1 mm long, 0.3–0.8 mm wide (length to width ratio 1.3–2), uniformly green and shining, distinctly convex and rounded laterally, with 50–80 stomata.

Brid, CVU, DunT, EGL, GipP, Glep, Gold, HNF, HSF, MuF, OtP, Strz, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also SA, NSW, Tas. New Zealand.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1994). Lemnaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Alismatales
family Araceae
genus Wolffia
Higher taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Wolffia australiana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Wolffia australiana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
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
Dundas Tablelands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native

State distribution

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