Gratiola pumilo F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Erect, rarely decumbent perennial herb 4–18 cm high, sessile glands obscure, otherwise glabrous or on all parts but the corolla with scattered, minute to coarse hairs, some possibly non-glandular; branches erect to shortly prostrate and possibly rooting near base.
Leaves narrow-ovate to narrow-elliptic, 0.5–2.5 cm long, 3–7 mm wide, base cuneate to stem-clasping, margins toothed to entire.
Flowers single in bract axils, sometimes only 1 at a node; pedicels 0.5–7 rarely 9 mm long; bracteoles 1.5–4.5 mm long. Sepals unequal, 2–5.5 mm long. Corolla to 7–9 mm long, white, sparsely hairy. Staminodes 2.
Capsule broad-ovoid, 2.7–6 mm long, caducous style 1.3–2 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in seasonally inundated, damp ground; south from Grenfell district.
NSW subdivisions: CC, ST, CWS, SWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. ?Tas. S.A.
Text by W. R. Barker
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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