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Calystegia soldanella (L.) Roem. & Schult. APNI*
Synonyms: Convolvulus soldanella APNI*
Description: Glabrous perennial with trailing stems.
Leaves with lamina reniform to rounded-cordate, somewhat fleshy, 1.5–4 cm long, 2–6 cm wide, margins undulate; petiole 1–6 cm long.
Flowers solitary on peduncles equal to or longer than petioles; bracteoles broad-ovate, obtuse to rounded, 1–1.5 cm long, slightly shorter than the calyx. Corolla 3–5 cm long, white, pink or purplish.
Capsule ovoid, acute, 12–15 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sandy and rocky coastal areas.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, LHI
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas.
Text by R. W. Johnson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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