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  • Pilularia novae-hollandiae

      Endemic At risk nationally uncommon.
    • Scientific Name: Pilularia novae-hollandiae
    • Type: Native
    • Plant Life-form Type: short
    • Taxonomy: A Braun
    • Presence: Central North Island and South Island westcoast lakes and tarns
    • Habitat: Damp substrate and shallow water lake margins
    • Temperature (°C): up to 28
    • Hardness (ppm): Hardy
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Propagation: Cuttings including stolons with fronds
    • Features: Pilularia has a slender creeping rhizome. The leaves/fronds are filiform and erect and 2 to 5 cm long. The developing frond otn ehend of the rhizome is most likely to exhibit the distinct coiled fern frond shape. Sporocarp globose, densely hairy 3 to 4 mm diameter on a short stalk.
    • Source: TIFBIS
    • Synonym: Pilulaira novae-zelandiae Kirk
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