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plants of nt darwin Zygomorphic [irregular or bilateral] flowers can be divided by only a single plane into two similar halves e.g. a pea flower

FLOWER COLOUR
YELLOW
BLUE and PURPLE
GREEN and VERY SMALL
SEDGE

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vine with alternate, compound leaves

Abrus precatoriussubsp. precatorius

vine with alternate trifoliolate leaves

*Calopogonium mucunoides

*Centrosema pascuorum

weak-stemmed herb with alternate leaves

Commelina ensifolia

*Clitoria ternata

Crotalaria verrucosa

Glycine tometella (FABACEAE)

Glycine tomentella

Hybanthus enneaspermus

Hyptis suaveolens

Lindernia aplectra

Lindernia clausa (LINDERNIACEAE)

Lindernia clausa

Lindernia lobelioides (LINDERNIACEAE)

Lindernia lobelioides

Lindernia plantaginea

Macroptilium atropurpureum

LAMIACEAE: FL ca 10mm, numerous in terminal spike to 300mm long, all year round.

Plectranthus scutellarioides

Pogostemon stellatus

POLYGALACEAE; Fl 8mm long, Dec-Aug

Polygala orbicularis

Polygala stenoclada

Pycnospora lutescens (FABACEAE)

Pycnospora lutescens

*Ruellia tuberosa

Utricularia caerulea (LENTIBULARIACEAE)

Utricularia caerulea

LENTIBULARIACEAE: purple 'wings' usually yellow underneath; found Feb-Jul.

Utricularia leptoplectra

Utricularia uliginosa

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Utricularia hamiltonii

Staurogyne leptocaulis



Lindernia ciliata

Commelina sp. sandstone

Lindernia sp.



Utricularia triflora

Goodenia purpurascens

Lobelia douglasiana

Limnophila chinensis

 

   

 

plants of nt darwin Actinomorphic [regular or star shaped] flowers can be bisected into 3 or more identical sections e.g. a rose or tulip

FLOWER COLOUR
YELLOW
BLUE and PURPLE
GREEN and VERY SMALL
SEDGE

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Bonamia pannosa

Brunoniella australis (ACANTHACEAE) FL seen Oct–Jan

Brunoniella australis

Brunoniella linearifolia (ACANTHACEAE) FL seen Nov

Brunoniella linearifolia

Burmannia juncea

Cyanotis axillaris

Evolvulus alsinoides CONVOLVULACEAE FL to 12mm across; often on slender pedicel (to 8mm) and peduncle (to 35mm)

Evolvulus alsinoides

Hydrolea zeylanica (HYDROPHYLLACEAE) LV alternate, simple FL 5mm long; inhabits swamp margins.

Hydrolea zeylanica

Byblis liniflora (BYBLIDACEAE)

Byblis liniflora

Knoxia stricta

Lobelia dioica

Monochoria australasica (PONTEDERIACEAE) FL variable in colour; violet, mauve, blue or white; up to 28mm in length.

Monochoria australasica

Murdania graminea (COMMELINIACEAE)

Murdannia graminea

Patersonia macrantha (IRIDACEAE) FL blue to purple-mauve, wilted by afternoon, Nov-Jul.

Patersonia macrantha

*Ruellia tuberosa

Solanum echinatum (SOLANACEAE)

Solanum echinatum

Sowerbaea alliacea

RUBIACEAE: FL 'heads' to ca 25mm acros.

Spermacoce calliantha

Spermacoce leptoloba

Spermacoce occultiseta

Spermacoce phalloides (RUBIACEAE)

Spermacoce phalloides