Dwarf Aphelia
Patch
Adelaide Hills
Dwarf Aphelia
Flower, edge
 
    
Dwarf Aphelia (Aphelia pumilio)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Grass & Sedge (Poales)
Family: Small Herb (Centrolepidaceae)
Species: Dwarf Aphelia (Aphelia pumilio)
This Photo:     Flower, face on

Thank you Peri Coleman for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills
A strange little plant with petalless flowers. Not much larger than moss, the top of the flowers stand at about 10mm, with leaves around 20mm long. The flowers are a fan shape array of bracts.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species