Starfruit, Star Fruit, Star-fruit.
Up to 1m.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, WA.
Shallow stationary or slow-moving fresh water to 30cm deep, in a range of habitats.
Erect emergent annual or short-lived perennial to 1m high, with floating and/or emergent leaves.
Occasionally grazed by cattle, but only sparingly.
White or pink flowers, in Dec.
Late Dec to late Jan. Monitor closely as mature seeds shed in 3-14 days.
From seed or transplants.
Useful in farm dams.
Attractive ornamental for garden ponds.