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Drosera callistos N.G. Marchant & Lowrie

Verified by:Temperate sect. 15 May 2008
Notes:Verified with Lowrie,A. 'Carnivorous Plants of Australia vol2' . A Pigmy Drosera . Leaves orbicular with narrow petiole to 1mm broad, stipules laciniate to 4 mm long. Leaves grouped in a rosette close to the ground. Leaf blade rounded. Inflorescence an erect cyme, 9cm long, 5-10 flowered Flowers ephemeral to 20 mm across, orange-coppery coloured. Flowers 5-merous. Ovary dark black with 3-4 or 5 styles. Stigmas continuous with the style. Said to have three styles in the description.
Field notes:14279

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