Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala R.J.F.Hend. APNI*
Description: Flowers usually 2 or 3 per peduncle; ovary and at least outer tepals sparsely to moderately hairy on outer surface. Leaves linear, usually 7–20 cm long, mostly 1.5–2 mm wide (rarely to 4 mm). Inflorescences 2–6; pedicels 0.8–3 cm long; bracteoles 1–10 mm long. Tepals elliptic, 7–14 mm long. Anthers 1.8–4.5 mm long. Style 1.8–3.5 mm long including stigmatic lobes 0.5–1 mm long.
Flowering: Flowers mainly spring and summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Often grows at comparatively high altitudes; inland to Carabost.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
Text by P. G. Richards
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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