Companion to the Botanical Magazine 2 (22): 314 (1837)
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Tuber absent. Stem simple, up to 50 cm long, flexile, pubescent. Leaves cauline, sessile, scattered, basal leaves recurved, central leaves spreading, upper leaves ascending; lamina narrowly linear, to c. 15 cm long, 2–3 mm wide, margins strongly revolute, petiole absent; stipules absent. Inflorescence cauline, lateral, spreading to ascending, a 1-sided scorpioid cyme, to c. 50 cm long, 3–25-flowered; peduncle to 50 cm long; bracts linear, 1–3 mm long; pedicels 6–18 mm long; sepals 5, ovate to narrowly oblong, 2–5 mm long, glandular, margin entire to serrulate, apex acute; petals 5, ovate to cuneate-obovate, 4–12 mm long, pink, orange or white; styles 3, each 2.5–5 mm long, each once divided from base to form 6 thickened ascending lobes.
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Lowrie, A., Nunn, R., Robinson, A., Bourke, G., McPherson, S. & Fleischmann, A. (2017). Drosera of the World , Redfern Natural History Productions , Poole, Dorset, England .
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