Polymeria pusilla R.Br. APNI*
Synonyms: Polymeria sp. aff. ambigua R.Br. sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Perennial with trailing stems, rooting at the nodes, glabrous to sparsely hairy.
Leaves with lamina oblong to ovate-oblong, 1–3 cm long, 7–20 mm wide, apex rounded to emarginate, base truncate to cordate, margins entire, usually glabrous; petiole 2–25 mm long.
Inflorescence 1-flowered. Sepals ± equal, outer oblong to oblong-elliptic, 3–4 mm long, c. 2 mm wide. Corolla funnel-shaped, 6–12 mm long, limb 7–10 mm diam., pink with a paler yellowish throat.
Capsule globose, often laterally compressed, 4–6 mm diam.; seeds pubescent.
Flowering: throughout year, mainly summer–autumn.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in grassland and open grassy woodland on clay soils; north from Wee Waa district.
NSW subdivisions: NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by R. W. Johnson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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