Baeckea kandos A.R.Bean APNI*
Synonyms: Baeckea sp. E sensu Wilson (1991) APNI*
Baeckea sp. nov. `kandos' APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub 1.5–2 m high with fibrous-flaky bark.
Leaves narrow-obovate to oblong, sometimes ± terete, 4–6 mm long, 0.5–1 mm wide, apex rounded-obtuse, margins entire; petiole to 0.5 mm long.
Flowers solitary; pedicel 1–1.5 mm long; bracteoles linear, c. 1.5 mm long. Sepals reddish, triangular. Corolla white, 3–4 mm diam.; petals circular 1–1.5 mm long. Stamens 8–10. Style slightly inset into the ovary summit.
Capsule 1–1.5 mm diam.; seeds rounded-angular.
Flowering: Flowers recorded December and January
Distribution and occurrence: Only known from near Kandos..
Grows in heath on sandstone, often in damp places; rare,
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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