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Logania nuda F.Muell.
Family Loganiaceae
Logania nuda F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Erect undershrub with rush-like stems to c. 1 m high; branches opposite, occasionally clustered, often ending in a weak spine; minutely papillose, glabrous.

Leaves triangular scales, usually 1–2 mm long.

Inflorescence opposite; flowers 1–3, bisexual. Calyx 2.2–3.5 mm long; lobes ovate to narrow-ovate. Corolla 4–5.5 mm long, white; tube 1.7–2.5 mm long, as long as lobes or to about a third the length of lobes; lobes oblong to somewhat ovate, obtuse; outer surface papillose to densely hairy; inner surface with long dense hairs below, becoming sparser and papillose above mouth. Stamens inserted in mouth.

Capsule 5–5.5 mm long.


Illustration
N. Oram

Type
Specimen

Flowering: spring–summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in mallee communities on sandy soils; chiefly from west of Nymagee to Pooncarie district, uncommon.
NSW subdivisions: SWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. W.A. S.A.
AVH map***

Text by B. J. Conn
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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