Carnivorous Plants of Western Australia
Seasonal Growth Chart
TAXON / POPULATION JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER Broad Distribution Within 100 km of Perth? Growth Form
D. andersoniana         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. bicolor         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. bulbigena         South West Yes Tuberous - Erect
D. erythrogyne         South West No Tuberous - Climbing
D. gigantea ssp. gigantea       South West Yes Tuberous - Erect
D. gigantea ssp. geniculata         South West Yes Tuberous - Erect
D. graniticola         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. heterophylla         South West Yes Tuberous - Erect
D. huegelii         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. intricata         South West Yes Tuberous - Climbing
D. macrantha ssp. macrantha         South West, Desert Yes Tuberous - Climbing
D. macrantha ssp. eremaea         Desert No Tuberous - Erect
D. marchantii ssp. marchantii         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. marchantii ssp. prophylla         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. menziesii ssp. menziesii         South West Yes Tuberous - Climbing
D. menziesii ssp. basifolia         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. menziesii ssp. penicillaris         South West Yes Tuberous - Climbing
D. menziesii ssp. thysanosepala         South West No Tuberous - Climbing
D. microphylla         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. modesta         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. moorei         South West No Tuberous - Climbing
D. myriantha       South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. neesii ssp. neesii       South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. neesii ssp. borealis         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. pallida         South West Yes Tuberous - Climbing
D. peltata "W.A. Form"         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. radicans         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. salina         South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. stricticaulis         South West Yes Tuberous - Erect
D. subhirtella         South West No Tuberous - Climbing
D. sulphurea       South West No Tuberous - Erect
D. zigzagia         South West No Tuberous - Rosetted
TAXON / POPULATION JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER Broad Distribution Within 100 km of Perth? Growth Form
D. browniana         South West No Tuberous - Rosetted
D. bulbosa ssp. bulbosa           South West Yes Tuberous - Rosetted
D. bulbosa ssp. major         South West, Desert No Tuberous - Rosetted
D. erythrorhiza ssp. erythrorhiza         South West Yes Tuberous - Rosetted
D. erythrorhiza ssp. collina         South West Yes Tuberous - Rosetted
D. erythrorhiza ssp. magna         South West No Tuberous - Rosetted
D. erythrorhiza ssp. squamosa         South West Yes Tuberous - Rosetted
D. lowriei           South West No Tuberous - Rosetted
D. macrophylla ssp. macrophylla         South West No Tuberous - Rosetted
D. macrophylla ssp. monantha           South West No Tuberous - Rosetted
D. orbiculata         South West No Tuberous - Rosetted
D. prostratoscaposa         South West No Tuberous - Rosetted
D. rosulata         South West Yes Tuberous - Rosetted
D. tubaestylus         South West Yes Tuberous - Rosetted
D. zonaria         South West Yes Tuberous - Rosetted
D. fimbriata         South West No Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. platypoda         South West No Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. ramellosa           South West Yes Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. stolonifera ssp. stolonifera           South West Yes Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. stolonifera ssp. compacta           South West No Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. stolonifera spp. humilis           South West No Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. stolonifera ssp. monticola         South West No Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. stolonifera ssp. porrecta           South West Yes Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. stolonifera ssp. prostrata           South West No Tuberous -Fan Leaved
D. stolonifera ssp. rupicola           South West No Tuberous -Fan Leaved
 
D. androsacea         South West No Pygmy
D. barbigera           South West Yes Pygmy
D. callistos         South West Yes Pygmy
D. citrina         South West No Pygmy
D. closterostigma         South West Yes Pygmy
D. dichrosepala           South West No Pygmy
TAXON / POPULATION JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER Broad Distribution Within 100 km of Perth? Growth Form
D. echinoblastus         South West Yes Pygmy
D. eneabba         South West No Pygmy
D. enodes         South West No Pygmy
D. ericksoniae       South West Yes Pygmy
D. grievei         South West No Pygmy
D. helodes         South West Yes Pygmy
D. hyperostigma         South West Yes Pygmy
D. lasiantha       South West No Pygmy
D. leioblastus       South West No Pygmy
D. leucoblastus         South West No Pygmy
D. manniana       South West Yes Pygmy
D. miniata           South West Yes Pygmy
D. nitidula ssp. nitidula       South West Yes Pygmy
D. nitidula ssp. allantostigma       South West Yes Pygmy
D. nitidula ssp. leucostigma       South West Yes Pygmy
D. nitidula ssp. omissa       South West Yes Pygmy
D. nitidula ssp. nitidula x D. ericksoniae     South West Yes Pygmy
D. nitidula ssp. allantostigma x D. ericksoniae     South West Yes Pygmy
D. nitidula ssp. omissa x D. pulchella       South West Yes Pygmy
D. nitidula ssp. omissa x D. occidentalis ssp. occidentalis       South West Yes Pygmy
D. nivea         South West No Pygmy
D. occidentalis ssp. occidentalis       South West Yes Pygmy
D. occidentalis ssp. australis       South West No Pygmy
D. oreopodion         South West Yes Pygmy
D. paleacea ssp. paleacea         South West Yes Pygmy
D. paleacea ssp. trichocaulis         South West No Pygmy
D. parvula       South West Yes Pygmy
D. platystigma       South West Yes Pygmy
D. pulchella       South West Yes Pygmy
D. pynoblasta       South West No Pygmy
D. pygmaea - "Western Australian Form"       South West No Pygmy
D. roseana         South West No Pygmy
D. sargentii       South West No Pygmy
D. scorpiodes         South West Yes Pygmy
D. sewlliae         South West Yes Pygmy
D. stelliflora       South West No Pygmy
D. silvicola         South West No Pygmy
D. spilos         South West Yes Pygmy
D. Walyunga         South West Yes Pygmy
TAXON / POPULATION JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER Broad Distribution Within 100 km of Perth? Growth Form
D. binata (WA)         South West No Perennial
D. burmanni (WA)         Tropical, Desert No Annual
D. glanduligera       South West Yes Annual
D. hamiltonii       South West No Perennial
D. hartmeyerorum         Tropical No Annual
D. indica - narrow leaf, white or pink flowers         Tropical No Annual
D. indica - 'hooded red stamens'         Tropical No Annual
D. indica - orange flowers         Tropical No Annual
D. indica - wide leaf form         Tropical, Desert No Annual
   
D. banksii         Tropical No Annual
D. broomensis         Tropical No Perennial
D. caduca       Tropical No Perennial
D. derbyensis         Tropical No Perennial
D. dilatatopetiolaris         Tropical No Perennial
D. kenneallyi       Tropical No Perennial
D. ordensis         Tropical No Perennial
D. paradoxa           Tropical No Perennial
D. petiolaris       Tropical No Perennial
D. subtilis         Tropical No Annual
 
Aldrovanda vesiculosa (Kimberely Region)           Tropical No Perennial
Aldrovanda vesiculosa (Esperance Region)           South West No Perennial
 
Cephalotus follicularis     South West No Perennial
 
TAXON / POPULATION JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER Broad Distribution Within 100 km of Perth? Growth Form
Byblis gigantha (Perth Region)         South West Yes Perennial
Byblis gigantha (Northern Sandplains)         South West No Perennial
Byblis filifolia         Tropical, Desert No Annual
Byblis linifolia         Tropical No Annual
Byblis roridula       Tropical No Annual
 
Utricularia aurea       Tropical No Aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia aurea x U. meulleri [putative hybrid]       Tropical No Aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia australis           South West No Aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia gibba       Tropical, South West Yes Aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia muellerii       Tropical No Aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia stellaris       Tropical No Aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia tubulata       Tropical No Aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia antennifera         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia benthamii         South West No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia bifida       Tropical No Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia caurelea       Tropical No Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia chrysantha       Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia dichotoma (WA)       South West Yes Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia dunlopii         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia dustaniae         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia fistulosa       Tropical No Affixed aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia georgei           Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia helix     South West No Affixed aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia inaequalis       South West Yes Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia kenneallyi         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia kimberleyensis     Tropical No Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia lasiocaulis       Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia leptoplectra       Tropical No Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia leptorhyncha         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia limosa       Tropical No Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia menziesii         South West Yes Tuberous - Perennial
Utricularia minutissima         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia multifida         South West Yes Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia paulinae       South West No Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia petertaylorii       South West Yes Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia quinquedentata         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia simplex       South West No Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia singeriana         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia tenella         South West Yes Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia tridactyla         Tropical No Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia uliginosa       Tropical No Terrestrial - Perennial
Utricularia violacea       South West Yes Terrestrial - Annual
Utricularia volubilis     South West Yes Affixed aquatic - Perennial
Utricularia westonii       South West No Terrestrial - Annual
 
168 taxa  
Legend :No Colour/White : No Above Ground GrowthGreen : Above Ground Growth; No FlowersBeige : White with Pink/White FlowersAll other colours show the approximate colour of the Flowers
OrangeYellowPinkPurpleRedPale Pink
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