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Useful Temperate Plants

Epilobium billardiereanum

Ser.

Onagraceae

+ Synonyms

Epilobium baueri Endl.

Epilobium billardierianum Ser.

Epilobium canescens Endl.

Epilobium canescens glabrescens Nees

Epilobium cinereum A.Rich.

Epilobium confertum A.Cunn.

Epilobium glabellum R.Br. ex Hausskn.

Epilobium incanum A.Cunn.

Epilobium junceum canescens (Endl.) Hausskn.

Epilobium junceum caninum H.Lév.

Epilobium junceum cinereum Hausskn.

Epilobium junceum corymbosum H.Lév.

Epilobium junceum minor Hausskn.

Epilobium junceum serratifolium Hausskn.

Epilobium junceum teucriifolium Hausskn.

Epilobium muelleri H.Lév.

Epilobium rubricaule Sol. ex Hausskn.

Epilobium tetragonum billardierianum (Ser.) H.Lév.

Epilobium virgatum A.Cunn.

Common Name:

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General Information

Epilobium billardiereanum is a herbaceous perennial plant producing a clump of erect, sparingly-branched stems that are woody near the base; it can grow around 20 - 1000cm tall[
44
Title
Flora of New Zealand.
Publication
 
Author
Allan. H. H.
Website
http://floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz/pages/Book.aspx?fileName=Flora%201.xml
Publisher
Government Printer, Wellington.
Year
1961
ISBN
-
Description
The standard work, in 5 volumes though only the first two are of interest to the plant project. Very good on habitats. There is also an on-line version.
,
286
Title
Flora of Australia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.
].
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a diuretic.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

44
Title
Flora of New Zealand.
Publication
 
Author
Allan. H. H.
Website
http://floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz/pages/Book.aspx?fileName=Flora%201.xml
Publisher
Government Printer, Wellington.
Year
1961
ISBN
-
Description
The standard work, in 5 volumes though only the first two are of interest to the plant project. Very good on habitats. There is also an on-line version.
,
286
Title
Flora of Australia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.

Range

New Zealand - North and South Islands; Australia - Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia

Habitat

Coastal to lowland dune-hollows, damp sands, swamp margins[
44
Title
Flora of New Zealand.
Publication
 
Author
Allan. H. H.
Website
http://floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz/pages/Book.aspx?fileName=Flora%201.xml
Publisher
Government Printer, Wellington.
Year
1961
ISBN
-
Description
The standard work, in 5 volumes though only the first two are of interest to the plant project. Very good on habitats. There is also an on-line version.
]. Moist, coastal, sandy places[
286
Title
Flora of Australia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height0.60 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

Used in the treatment of certain urinary disorders[
601
Title
The Useful Native Plants of Australia.
Publication
 
Author
Maiden J.H.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Turner & Co.; London.
Year
1889
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of the uses of many Australian plants and other species naturalised, or at least growing, in Australia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
]. (As Epilobium tetragonum, a taxon not native to Australia)

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - surface sow early spring in situ or as soon as the seed is ripe[
111
Title
Popular Hardy Perennials.
Publication
 
Author
Sanders. T. W.
Publisher
Collingridge
Year
1926
ISBN
-
Description
A fairly wide range of perennial plants that can be grown in Britain and how to grow them.
]. This plant is more than capable of finding its own way into most gardens and does not usually require an invitation.
Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the spring.
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2023-01-28. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Epilobium+billardiereanum>

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