Calandrinia granulifera Benth. APNI*
Synonyms: Calandrinia neesiana H.Eichler APNI*
Calandrinia pygmaea F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Erect to decumbent herb with stems to 5 cm long.
Leaves basal and on flowering stems, oblong to oblanceolate or obovoid, sometimes terete or globular, to 1.2 cm long, 2–5 mm wide.
Sepals 1.5–3 mm long, not persistent. Petals 2–3.5 mm long, white or cream. Stamens 5–10.
Capsule subglobose, trigonous, 1.5–2.2 mm long, black; seeds numerous, obovoid, red-brown, colliculate.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on sandy and gravelly soils, often associated with granite, in woodland and mallee communities.
NSW subdivisions: SWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. W.A. S.A.
Text by J. G. West
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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