Drosera aberrans

Drosera aberrans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Droseraceae
Genus: Drosera
Subgenus: Ergaleium
Section: Erythrorhiza
Species: D. aberrans
Binomial name
Drosera aberrans
(Lowrie & Carlquist) Lowrie & Conran
  • D. whittakeri subsp. aberrans Lowrie & Carlquist
Drosera aberrans, typical form from Victoria, Australia. This is the form sold for many years by Dingley Home and Garden, later Triffid Park nurseries

Drosera aberrans is a perennial tuberous species in the genus Drosera that is native to New South Wales, South Australia, and Victoria. It grows in a rosette 3 to 5 cm in diameter with green, orange-yellow, or red leaves. It is native to southern inland South Australia, southern and central Victoria, and one single collection from New South Wales. It grows in a variety of soils from sand to laterite gravel and limestone clay in mallee woodland, heathland, and open forests. It flowers from July to September.[1]

It was perhaps first illustrated by Ferdinand von Mueller in 1879, which he identified as Drosera whitackeri [sic], though Allen Lowrie and John Godfrey Conran note that this could represent artistic license and may not have been drawn from an actual specimen. Lowrie and Sherwin Carlquist first formally described this taxon in 1992 as a subspecies of Drosera whittakeri. Lowrie and Conran reviewed the specimens of D. whittakeri in 2008 and elevated subsp. aberrans to species rank based on the colony-forming morphology of this species.[1]

See also


External links

Media related to Drosera aberrans at Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Drosera whittakeri — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Drosera whittakeri — Systematik Eudikotyledonen Kerneudikotyledonen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Drosera whittakeri —   Drosera whittakeri …   Wikipedia Español

  • Drosera sect. Erythrorhiza — Erythrorhiza Drosera erythrorhiza Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Droséra — Drosera Dros …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Drosera — Droséra Droséra …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liste des espèces de Droséra — Les droséras sont des plantes carnivores de la famille des Droséracées, genre Drosera. Sommaire 1 Sous genre Drosera 1.1 Section Arachnopus 1.2 Section Arcturi 1.3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sonnentau — Drosera derbyensis Systematik Klasse: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliopsida) Eudikotyledonen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Список плотоядных растений — Приложение к статье Насекомоядные растения Список плотоядных растений представляет собой полный перечень всех известных видов плотоядных растений. Он основан на созданной Jan Schlauer базе данных плотоядных растений. Вымершие таксоны обозначаются …   Википедия

  • Drosère — Droséra Droséra …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.