Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Pollia crispata (R.Br.) Benth.
Bentham, G. (1878) Flora Australiensis 7: 90.
Perennial herb; stems ascending, to about 1 m tall, rooting at the base
Inflorescence almost sessile, 3.5-5 cm long. Floral bracts cup-shaped. Flower pedicellate. Sepals white with brown specks and flecks. Outer tepals imbricate; inner tepals 4-6 mm long, white or sometimes blue; anterior fertile stamens 3, posterior staminodes 3, either filaments glabrous.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in NEQ, and in southern Queensland southwards to southern New South Wales. Altitudinal range from 60-740 m. Found in rainforest and occasionally in notophyll vine forest.
Aneilema crispatum R.Br., Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 270(1810).
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