Hypertelis cerviana (L.) Thulin APNI*
Synonyms: Mollugo cerviana (L.) Ser. APNI*
Description: Diffuse ephemeral or annual herb mostly less than 10 cm high.
Leaves linear, mostly < 10 mm long.
Perianth segments < 2.5 mm long, obtuse, greenish with a membranous margin. Stamens 5.
Capsule globose; seeds numerous, angular, with a single low ridge on the keel.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in arid areas, but uncommon.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & J. Highet
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