A. Braun, Monatsber. K. Wiss. Berl. 1868:541 (1868).
Synonymy: Isoetes humilior
Common name: None
Corm 2- or 3-lobed, embedded in the substrate; sporophylls spreading or erect, 4-32 cm long, terete, imbricate near the base and partially covering the inner sporophyll bases; sporangia variable, orbicular to oblong; megaspores dimorphic, 0.25-0.7 mm diam., white, ornamentation variable, irregularly ridged; microspores usually absent.
||Sporophylls: I. muelleri
Image source: fig. 19b in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 27.
S.Aust.: NW, LE, FR, EA, EP, NL, SL, SE. All States.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
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A polymorphic species very variable in size; in S.Aust. the sporophylls are usually 5-15 cm long. The species is apomictic and often forms extensive colonies.
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