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Zygophyllum apiculatum F.Muell.
Pointed-fruit Twinleaf
This plant has 5 petals and distinctive fruits.

 

  Zygophyllum apiculatum Zygophyllum apiculatum
 
Description: Flowers Description: Bud - side view
  Location:Norseman, Western Australia Location:Norseman, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚16.3050S, 12146.1320E GPS coordinates:32˚16.3050S, 12146.1320E
Date:10 July 2014 Date:10 July 2014
  Field No.:2620 Field No.:2620
     
  Zygophyllum apiculatum Zygophyllum apiculatum
 
  Description: Flower and leaves Description: Plant
  Location:Norseman, Western Australia Location:Norseman, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚16.3050S, 12146.1320E GPS coordinates:32˚16.3050S, 12146.1320E
  Date:10 July 2014 Date:10 July 2014
  Field No.:2620 Field No.:2620
     
  Zygophyllum apiculatum Zygophyllum apiculatum
 
  Description: Flower and leaves Description: Bud and fruit
  Location:Redbank Gorge, Central Australia Location:Norseman, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:23˚34.5880S, 13231.1750E GPS coordinates:32˚16.3050S, 12146.1320E
  Date:18 August 2012 Date:10 July 2014
  Field No.:1596 Field No.:2620
     
  Zygophyllum apiculatum Zygophyllum apiculatum
 
  Description: Plant in habitat Description: Plant in habitat
  Location:Norseman, Western Australia Location:Redbank Gorge, Central Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚16.3050S, 12146.1320E GPS coordinates:23˚34.5880S, 13231.1750E
  Date:10 July 2014 Date:18 August 2012
  Field No.:2620 Field No.:1596
     
  Zygophyllum apiculatum Zygophyllum apiculatum
 
  Description: Flower with insect Description: Flower and leaves
  Location:123K N on Balladonia Rd, Western Australia Location:123K N on Balladonia Rd, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚56.0830S, 12329.8700E GPS coordinates:32˚56.0830S, 12329.8700E
  Date:18 October 2018 Date:18 October 2018
  Field No.:7526 Field No.:7526
     
  Zygophyllum apiculatum Zygophyllum apiculatum
 
  Description: Leaves Description: Leaves - underside
  Location:123K N on Balladonia Rd, Western Australia Location:123K N on Balladonia Rd, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚56.0830S, 12329.8700E GPS coordinates:32˚56.0830S, 12329.8700E
  Date:18 October 2018 Date:18 October 2018
  Field No.:7526 Field No.:7526
     
  Zygophyllum apiculatum Zygophyllum apiculatum
 
  Description: Fruit Description: Plant in habitat
  Location:123K N on Balladonia Rd, Western Australia Location:123K N on Balladonia Rd, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚56.0830S, 12329.8700E GPS coordinates:32˚56.0830S, 12329.8700E
  Date:18 October 2018 Date:18 October 2018
  Field No.:7526 Field No.:7526

 

References (accessed 11 November 2018)::

Barker, R.M. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2013), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of Australia 26: 559

http://saseedbank.com.au/species_information.php?rid=4805

http://www.jiggerjuice.info/plants/zygophyllum/zygophyllum-apiculatum.html



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Roger Fryer and Jill Newland  2018

 

 

 

Zygophyllum apiculatum