Liparophyllum exaltatum

Common Name:

Erect Marsh-flower

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (NPTWXZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Found in still fresh water, permanent swamps or temporarily inundated depressions 1

Flower Description:

Yellow 1


Erect perennial typically aquatic herb 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are erect (not floating), matte and usually much longer than broad 1


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Links to description of this species:

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


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