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Preliminary report on a survey of Utricularia (Lentibulariaceae) in the Howard River – Shoal Bay area

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Title

Preliminary report on a survey of Utricularia (Lentibulariaceae) in the Howard River – Shoal Bay area

Collection

Greening Australia NT newsletters; E-Journals; PublicationNT

Date

2002

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Notes

This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; I. D. Cowie

Language

English

Subject

Plant conservation; Revegetation

Publisher name

Greening Australia NT

Place of publication

Berrimah

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/275079

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/424559

Page content

Utricularia leptoplectra F. Muell. Type: Northern Territory, near Port Darwin, M.Holtze 508 (holo: MEL). Distribution: endemic to northern W.A., NT; widespread in the Top End and known from a single collection in W.A. Habitat: wet grasslands, in water to 20 cm deep. Tolerant of deeper flooding and more clayey substrates than most other attached species. Flowering: late wet season and early dry season. Abundance: very common in the Top End. Proposed IUCN category: lc. Utricularia leptorhyncha O.Schwarz Type: near Berry Springs, N.T., Adams 1722 (neo: K). Distribution: endemic to northern W.A. & N.T.; in NT from Litchfield NP to Darwin (at Berry Springs, Howard River floodplain), Bathurst Island to Kakadu. One collection from Mitchell Plateau in W.A. Habitat: Wet sandy seepage areas with Dapsilanthus and grasses, sand lenses on sandstone outcrops, Pandanus woodland with grasses; in water to a few cm deep or on wet sand. Flowering: Feb.-Mar. Abundance: occasional in Darwin Rural area and western Top End. Proposed IUCN category: nt. Utricularia limosa R.B r. Type: Qld, Endeavour River, Banks and Solander s.n. (holo: BM). Distribution: SE Asia and northern parts of tropical Australia (W.A., N.T., Qld); widespread in the Top End. Habitat: wet sedgelands and open grasslands in water to a few cm deep or on damp sand. Tolerant of more stagnant water and more clayey substrates than many other attached species. Flowering: mostly Feb. July. Abundance: common. Proposed IUCN category: lc. Utricularia minutissima Vahl Type: Malay Peninsula, Malacca, Koenig s.n. (holo: C) Distribution: India to Japan and Australia (W.A., N.T., Qld); Litchfield NP to eastern Arnhem Land. Habitat: wet sandy soil in open sedgeland or grassland. Flowering: mostly Feb. Mar. Abundance: relatively common. Proposed IUCN category: lc. Utricularia muellerii Kamienski Type: N.T., Darwin, M.Holtze 474 (lecto: MEL). Distribution: northern parts of tropical Australia and New Guinea; widespread in Top End. Habitat: free-floating aquatic; flooded Melaleuca swamps, lagoons and billabongs. Flowering: Feb. Oct. Abundance: common Proposed IUCN category: lc. Utricularia odorata Pell. Type: Indochina, Cambodia, Kampot, Geoffray 464 (holo: P). Distribution: SE Asia to northern Australia (NT); Darwin area to central Arnhem Land to Katherine area. Habitat: wet sedgelands and grasslands, after water has receeded to ground level.


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