Sannantha whitei Peter G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Sannantha sp. Goonoowigall Bushland Reserve (G.J.White NE 66952) APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub to c. 1 m high; young stem somewhat quadrangular; margins entire.
Leaves narrowly elliptical to narrowly obovate, 2.7–4 mm long, 0.7–1.1 mm wide, apex shortly acuminate, base acute; oil glands prominent on lower surface; petiole 0.5–0.6 mm long.
Flowers in 1- to 3-flowered inflorescences; common peduncle 1–3.5 mm long; pedicels 1.2–3 mm long, bracteoles caducous. Hypanthium smooth, glandular. Sepals obtuse to rounded, sometimes with a thickened, central rib. Corolla 6–8 mm diam.; petals suborbicular, 2.2–3 mm long. Stamens mostly 6–8. Style short, set into a pit on the ovary summit.
Capsule 1–1.8 mm diam.; seeds D-shaped.
Flowering: Flowers summer to autumn.
Distribution and occurrence: Inverell district.
Grows in damp areas on granitic soils,
NSW subdivisions: NWS
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Wilson & Heslewood (2014) Aust. Syst. Bot. 27: 78–84.
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