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Calystegia marginata R.Br.
Family Convolvulaceae
Calystegia marginata R.Br. APNI*

Description: Glabrous perennial with twining stems.

Leaves with lamina ovate to lanceolate, 3–10 cm long, 1.5–8 cm wide, acuminate with an acute apex, base sagittate to hastate, basal lobes toothed or shallowly lobed; petiole 2–8 cm long.

Flowers solitary on peduncles equal to or shorter than petioles; bracteoles ovate to circular, apex rounded, ± mucronulate, 6–12 mm long, equal to or longer than the calyx. Corolla c. 2 cm long, white to pale mauve.

Capsule globose, 5–7 mm long.


Habit
Photo T.M. Tame

Flower
Photo T.M. Tame

Other photo
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Herbarium
Sheet

Flowering: spring–summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in moist gullies in sclerophyll forest and on rainforest margins, widespread on the coast and ranges.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
AVH map***

Text by R. W. Johnson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
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