A. Braun, Monatsber. K. Wiss. Berl. 1863:593 (1864).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Plain quillwort.
Corm 2- or 3-lobed, embedded in the substrate; sporophylls spreading or erect, 5-22 cm long, terete, very dilated at the base, densely imbricate and covering inner sporophyll bases; sporangia large, dark-brown, shiny, naked; megaspores large, 0.3-0.6 mm diam., white, ornamented with irregular ridges; microspores usually present, dark-brown.
Image source: fig. 19c in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
This species occurs in wet depressions subject to flooding and may be found during the winter and spring months.
W.Aust.; Vic.; Tas.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
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