Selliera radicans

Common name: 

Shiny Swamp-mat

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wimmera, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPTWXZ) also SA, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Coastal saltmarshes1

Flower description:

Reddish brown outside, whitish inside1

Habit:

Perennial, mat-forming herb with stems to 50 cm long1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves of this species are sessile and succulent, the inflorescence is in leaf axils and seeds have flattened wings1

Images:
Image of Selliera radicans
Image of Selliera radicans
Image of Selliera radicans Image: Mary Ellis
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria