Key to Tasmanian Dicots
1. *Ribes sanguineum (fruit)
2. *R. sanguineum (flowers)
3.* R. sanguineum (flower)
4.* R. sanguineum (flower)

* introduced species

GROSSULARIACEAE (Not in the Students Flora)
Ribes sanguineum (currant) is the only species of this family in the Tasmanian flora. This garden escaped plant is a deciduous shrub with broad serrate margined often lobed, leaves and pendulous racemes of edible fruit in summer and autumn. The leaves are pleasantly aromatic.

The flowers are very distinctive - the five large sepals, five small petals and five stamens are all attached to a coloured tube that resembles a corolla tube.

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