Tiny Violet

Family: Violaceae
Genus: Viola
Species: sieberiana
Main Flower Colour: Purple

Description

Perennial herb with short, erect stems, glabrous to sparsely hairy.

Leaves tufted, lamina broad-ovate to ovate-rhombic, mostly 0.5–15 mm long, 0.5–12 mm wide, base wedge-shaped and tapering into petiole, margins coarsely toothed; petiole 1–3 cm long.

Scapes 3–8 cm long; bracteoles near the middle. Sepals 2.5–3.5 mm long. Petals 4–7 mm long, pale mauve to white, ± concolorous; upper petals narrow-oblong to ovate, lateral petals glabrous or slightly bearded.

Capsule is ovoid shape, 4–5 mm long.

Flowering start in August and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is purple.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Viola~sieberiana
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Location

Bio Regions

KAN - Kanmantoo

Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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