Common name: Rock Correa
Correa glabra var. glabra Lindl. APNI*
Description: Erect shrub to 2.7 m high; stems tomentose to ± glabrous.
Leaves narrow- to broad-elliptic or occasionally obovate, 1–4 cm long, 5–17 mm wide, apex obtuse to rounded, base rounded to cuneate, glabrous or glabrescent.
Flowers solitary, terminal on short axillary shoots; pedicel 2–4 mm long; bracteoles 4–7 mm long. Calyx hemispherical, 3–10 mm long, ± truncate, becoming flattened and closed, glabrous or glabrescent. Corolla 15–30 mm long, pale green. Anthers 1.5–4 mm long, exserted to about a quarter to half the length of the corolla.
Fruit 5–8 mm long, white to green.
Flowering: sporadically, but chiefly May–April
Distribution and occurrence: Mainly on the slopes, chiefly from the Bingara district to the Warrumbungle N.P., also recorded near Dunedoo and Hillston.
Found in rocky habitats, mostly in open woodland.
NSW subdivisions: ST, NWS, CWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
Text by D.M. Crayn
Taxon concept: Fl. NSW Vol.2 Revised.
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