Common name: Pimpernel Sundew
Drosera glanduligera Lehm. APNI*
Description: Ephemeral herb with short stems.
Leaves in a convex rosette; lamina ± circular, very concave, 8–12 mm diam., abruptly narrowed to flat petiole 3–8 mm long and 2–4 mm wide; stipules 1–2 mm long, fused to base of petiole.
Inflorescences 1–4, 3–5 cm long, glandular; pedicels 4–10 mm long, reflexed after flowering. Calyx 4–5 mm long, deeply divided into ovate lobes, lobes laciniate. Petals 4–5 mm long, orange or red.
Flowering: winter to spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in swamps in grasslands or woodlands.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, NWS, CWS, SWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. W.A. S.A.
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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