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Juncus tenuis

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Juncus tenuis, AK368437, © Auckland Museum CC BY

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Natural Science Specimen

  • Classifier
  • Scientific Name
    Juncus tenuis Willd.
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, Sounds-Wellington Ecological Region, Cook Strait Ecological District, Kapiti Island, Kapiti Island Nature Reserve,Tuteremoana, Trig Station
  • Field Collection Date
    11 Apr 2017
  • Field Collection Notes
    Seen once growing in shrubland / grassland underneath the Trig Station. Plant orange-green when fresh, rather lax, very hard to pull out of the ground. Flowers 4.75 mm long, outer tepals acuminate; stamens 3, ≤ ½ flower length; anther 0.65 mm long, slightly < filament. Identification confirmed by R.O. Gardner 27 August 2017.
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -40.84819, 174.91536 (± 10 m)
    174.91536, 174.91536 (± 10 m)

  • Last Update
    14 Aug 2019

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