Calandrinia remota J.M.Black APNI*
Description: Herb with basal rosette of leaves and erect flowering stems to 30 cm long.
Leaves basal and on lower part of flowering stems, linear to lanceolate to oblong, 3.5–11 cm long, 4–10 mm wide.
Sepals 3–7 mm long. Petals 8–18 mm long, dark pink to purple. Stamens > 20.
Capsule ovoid, 5–6 mm long; seeds numerous, lenticular, c. 0.5 mm diam., smooth, red-brown.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in red sands of arid shrublands.
NSW subdivisions: 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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