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Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet

Family: Cruciferae
Irenepharsus phasmatodes

Citation: Hewson, Fl. Aust. 8:391 (1982).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Plant annual or biennial, sparingly branched, to 90 cm tall; stems glabrous; basal leaves rosulate, pinnatisect to lyrate; cauline leaves sparse, reducing to linear, entire; leaves with sessile branched hairs.

Inflorescence an elongated raceme; sepals 2-2.5 mm long; petals 3.5-4.5 mm long, white; style 0.2-0.7 mm long.

Siliqua 9-22 mm long, 0.9-1.5 mm wide; valves convex; pedicels half-spreading, 7-10 mm long; seeds oblong-ovoid, 1-1.5 mm long.

image of FSA1_Irenepharsus_pha.jpg Irenepharsus phasmatodes
Image source: fig 214h in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).

Published illustration: Hewson (1982) J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 6:fig. 1A, D, G.

Distribution:  S.Aust.: KI.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: Nov. — Feb.


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