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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

A review of the tuberous Calandrinia species (section Tuberosae), including three new species for Western Australia

Background on the current systematic status of Australian Calandrinia is explained. Three new species of section Tuberosae von Poellnitz are described and illustrated: Calandrinia crispisepala Obbens, C. kalanniensis Obbens and C. translucens Obbens. A key to section Tuberosae is provided. Additional descriptive material for the previously named species is provided along with notes that explain the important differences and similarities between the six species now belonging to this section.