Asperula gunnii facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAsperula gunnii
|Asperula gunnii, Baw Baw National Park, Victoria|
Asperula oligantha var. gunnii (Hook.f.) Maiden & Betche nom. illeg.
Leaves are usually arranged in whorls of 4 to 6 and are 4 to 8 mm long and 2.5 mm wide with pointed ends. White flowers are produced in summer in terminal or axillary cymes. Male flowers are around 2 mm long and female flowers are 3 mm long. These are followed by 1 to 2 mm long black fruits.
Distribution and habitat
Asperula gunnii was first formally described by the English botanist Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1847 based on plant material collected by Ronald Gunn near the Nive River in Tasmania in 1840.
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