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Schelhammera undulata R.Br.
Family Uvulariaceae
Schelhammera undulata R.Br. APNI*

Description: Prostrate or erect herb to 20 cm high, glabrous.

Leaves ovate to lanceolate, 20–50 mm long, 7–18 mm wide, apex ± acute, base tapering, margins undulate.

Inflorescence a terminal or axillary solitary flower or a few-flowered terminal cyme; shortly pedunculate; pedicels 10–30 mm long. Flowers 10–15 mm diam., pink to mauve. Tepals spreading, 7–8 mm long, 2–4 mm wide with outer ones slightly broader than inner ones. Stamens 5–6 mm long.

Capsule ovoid, wrinkled, 5–8 mm diam.; seeds few, yellow or brown.


Flowering: spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Widespread, but not common; grows in moist sites in open forest; south from Lismore district.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC
Other Australian states: Vic.
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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