Key to Tasmanian Dicots
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1. Gunnera cordifolia
GUNNERACEAE (=Haloragaceae) 1:194
     
Tasmania has one native species (Gunnera cordifolia) of this very distinctive family of Southern Hemisphere herbs. This subalpine-alpine herb grows in wet grassy areas, mainly in northern Tasmania. It has dark green, thick, almost circular leaves, and in autumn has small spikes of red fleshy fruit.
 
 
 
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