Drosera peltata Thunb. APNI*
Description: Herb with flowering stems to 50 cm high.
Leaves usually in a flat basal rosette and cauline; lamina of basal leaves spathulate to fan-shaped, 4–7 mm long, peltate on petiole 10–15 mm long; stem leaves alternate with 2 acute lobes, 4–7 mm long, on petioles 10–17 mm long.
Inflorescence 1-sided, 5–10-flowered, peduncle usually c. 2 cm long but to 50 cm long; pedicels 8–10 mm long.
Seeds fusiform, 0.4–0.8 mm long, shallowly reticulate.
Flowering: spring to summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in moist situations.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. W.A. S.A.
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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