Key to Tasmanian Dicots

1. Montia australasica
2. M. australasica
3. Calandrinia menziesii
4. C. calyptrata

The family is represented in Tasmania by five or six native species and a few introduced species. The plants have more or less succulent leaves and symmetrical flowers with 2 sepals and 4-6 petals (all free). Montia fontana and M. australasica are semi aquatic herbs, the other species include herbs from a range of habitats including saltmarshes and dry areas.
Key to genera
© 2019 University of Tasmania

List of genera