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Photo: Dave Hall.
This one is from Tuan Forest.

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Author:  Edward Rudge, 1811
Origin:  Queensland + New South Wales; Australia, New Guinea
Soil:  Sand - Clay
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  50 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Didiscus incisus, Domin, 1908.
or Didiscus albiflorus A. P. de Candolle, 1830.
Trachymene incisa subsp. corrugata, L.A.S.Johnson.

This member of the Apiaceae family was described by Edward Rudge in 1811. It is found in Queensland and New South Wales in Australia and on New Guinea. It grows in all from sand to clay with some water and sun. It only gets half a meter high, the flowers are white.

The genera name means 'rough-membrane', as to fruits. The species name means 'deeply cut', as the leaves are.

The flower by Paul Dudley,