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Leaves and flower. Copyright Australian Plant Image Index (APII). Photographer: M. Fagg
Herbarium specimen. Copyright CSIRO
Whole plants and inflorescences. Copyright W.W. Cooper
Drosera schizandra Diels
Diels, L. in Engler, H.G.A. (1906) Das Pflanzenreich 26: 80, fig. 30F-J. Type: Nordost-Australien: Nord-Queensland am Mount Bartle Frere (St. Johnston 1891 - Original der Art!).
Sundew, Notched; Notched sundew
Herb with fibrous roots. Stem 3-4 cm long.
A single scape about as long as the leaves to slightly longer and glandular hirsute, 10-25 -flowered; bracts linear, 2-3 mm long; pedicels 5-10 mm long. Calyx glandular and 4-5 mm long, deeply divided into lanceolate lobes with fimbriate apices. Petals obovate, 6 mm long and bright pink.Styles 3, dichotomously branched in the upper half, 1.2-1.5 mm long, stigmas slightly dilated.
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Distribution and Ecology
A narrow endemic only known from the Wooroonooran National Park in NEQ. Altitudinal range from 380-630 m. Grows in wet sand on river and creek banks and on moss-covered rock in rainforest and vine forest.
Herb (herbaceous or woody, under 1 m tall)