Hibbertia aspera subsp. aspera DC. APNI*
Synonyms: Pleurandra parviflora R.Br. ex DC. APNI*
Pleurandra cinerea auct. non R.Br. ex DC: Sieber APNI*
Description: Ascending or erect shrubs to 60 cm high, villous to pubescent with simple and stellate hairs.
Leaves obovate to oblanceolate, 4–20 mm long, 2–7 mm wide, apex obtuse to rounded to truncate or emarginate, base tapering, margins recurved; upper surface pubescent to puberulous, becoming glabrous, and covered with ± smooth warts, with often depressed stellate hairs, with few much longer simple hairs; lower surface velvety.
Flowers terminal, 1–3, 2–7 mm long; peduncles 12–15 mm long. Sepals 3–4 mm long, outer surface shortly stellate-hairy, sometimes hairs with unequal branches and surface appearing pilose. Petals 3–6 mm long. Stamens usually 4–6 mm long, on one side of the carpels.
Carpels 2, stellate-hairy.
Distribution and occurrence:
In sclerophyll woodland or forests, in a wide range habitats, somewhat salt tolerant.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
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