Calandrinia balonensis Lindl. APNI*
Description: Herb with basal rosette of leaves and erect flowering stems to 30 cm long.
Leaves basal and on flowering stems, linear to lanceolate, 5.5–10 cm long, 5–10 mm wide.
Sepals 5–7 mm long. Petals 10–15 mm long, purple. Stamens > 20.
Capsule ovoid, 7–9 mm long; seeds numerous, reniform, > 1 mm long, colliculate, black or dark red-black.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sandy soils of arid regions.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by J. G. West
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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