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Operculina aequisepala R.W.Johnson
Potato Vine
This plant from northern Australia has distinctive fruits.


  Operculina aequisepala   Operculina aequisepala
   
  Description: Flower   Description: Flower - side view and buds
  Location: 5K W of Julia Creek, North Queensland   Location: 5K W of Julia Creek, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:20˚39.6010S, 14141.3520E   GPS coordinates:20˚39.6010S, 14141.3520E
  Date:3 September 2016   Date:3 September 2016
  Field No.:5705   Field No.:5705
       
  Operculina aequisepala   Operculina aequisepala
   
  Description: Leaves   Description: Plant
  Location: 5K W of Julia Creek, North Queensland   Location: 5K W of Julia Creek, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:20˚39.6010S, 14141.3520E GPS coordinates:20˚39.6010S, 14141.3520E
  Date:3 September 2016   Date:3 September 2016
  Field No.:5705   Field No.:5705
       
  Operculina aequisepala   Operculina aequisepala
   
  Description: Fruit   Description: Fruits
  Location: Mt House Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia   Location: Mt House Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚05.4170S, 12511.1500E   GPS coordinates:17˚05.4170S, 12511.1500E
  Date:20 June 2017   Date:20 June 2017
Field No.:6149 Field No.:6149
       
  Operculina aequisepala   Operculina aequisepala
   
  Description:Old flowerhead   Description: Plant scrambling on bush
  Location: Mt House Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia   Location: Mt House Road, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚05.4170S, 12511.1500E   GPS coordinates:17˚05.4170S, 12511.1500E
  Date:20 June 2017   Date:20 June 2017
  Field No.:6149   Field No.:6149
       

 

 

References (accessed 10 February 2018):

http://eflora.nt.gov.au/factsheet?id=1442 

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/6651




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Operculina aequisepala