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Lepidium nesophilum

Lepidium nesophilum

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Lepidium nesophilum is a flowering plant in the mustard and cabbage family. The specific epithet is derived from the Greek nesos (“island”) and -philus (“loving”), alluding to its island home.[1]

Description

It is a perennial herb or subshrub, erect or decumbent, glabrous, with a stem trailing to 1.5 m. The leaves are narrowly oblanceolate to lanceolate or elliptic, 3–12 cm long, 0.5–2 cm wide. The small white flowers have petals 1.5–2.5 mm long. The seeds are ellipsoidal and about 2 mm long.[1]

Distribution and habitat

The plant is endemic to Australia’s subtropical Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea; it is found on basalt ledges at low elevations.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d " Lepidium nesophilum ". Flora of Australia Online: Data derived from Flora of Australia Volume 49 (1994). Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS). Retrieved 2014-02-03.
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Lepidium nesophilum: Brief Summary

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Lepidium nesophilum is a flowering plant in the mustard and cabbage family. The specific epithet is derived from the Greek nesos (“island”) and -philus (“loving”), alluding to its island home.

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