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Bauera capitata Ser. ex DC. APNI*
Description: Small diffuse shrub to 30 cm high, stems sparingly branched with a woody rootstock.
Leaflets 3–7 mm long (largest main stem leaflets 5–7 mm long), 1–2 mm wide, obtuse, usually lobed on one or both margins.
Flowers ± sessile. Sepals 4, 3–4 mm long, deeply toothed, glabrous. Petals 4, c. 6 mm long, deep pink. Stamens 12–15, pink.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet heath on deep sand in coastal areas north from Port Hacking.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by J Everett (1990)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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