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|Illustration of Liparophyllum gunnii Hook.f. from J. D. Hooker, Flora Tasmaniae, vol. 1 (1860)|
Liparophyllum gunnii, commonly known as alpine marshwort, is a species of aquatic flowering plants in the family Menyanthaceae. It is the type for the genus Liparophyllum. It is a wetland plant having a rhizomatous root structure and alternate linear leaves. Its flowers occur singly, are five-petalled, and white. Flowers bud and open from December to February; fruits form from December through April. L. gunnii is indigenous to Tasmania and New Zealand.
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