13
Oct
2008
Euphrasia arguta reappeared after 100 years
New Species | Magnoliopsida

Euphrasia arguta - this species was considered missing for 100 years, last time it was mentioned in June 1904.

The species was identified and confirmed by the botanist Dr. Bill Barker.

Part of the family Orobanchaceae, grows 20-35 cm tall, has leaves elliptic ovata to deeply lobate edges, blooms from October to January.

The plant was first discovered by botanist Robert Brown in 1810.

Source www.dpi.nsw.gow.au

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