Calandrinia calyptrata Hook.f. APNI*
Synonyms: Calandrinia dipetala J.M.Black APNI*
Description: Procumbent herb with stems to 20 cm long.
Leaves oblanceolate to narrow-oblong, 1–3.5 cm long, 3–7 mm wide.
Sepals 2–2.5 mm long. Petals 2–3 mm long, pale pink. Stamens 5–7.
Capsule 2–3.6 mm long; seeds 10–20, lenticular, smooth to faintly colliculate, dark brown to red-brown.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sandy, gravelly soils, often associated with granite, in mallee and open woodland.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: ?Qld Vic. Tas. W.A. S.A.
Text by J. G. West
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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