Common name: Desert Phebalium
Phebalium glandulosum subsp. glandulosum Hook. APNI*
Description: Leaves with midvein strongly impressed above, or leaves without impressed midvein. Leaves narrow oblong-cuneate, c. 2–3 mm wide at apex; calyx obturbinate to deeply hemispherical. Leaves narrow to broad oblong-cuneate, 0.5–3 cm long, 1.5–3 mm wide, apex truncate to retuse or obcordate, margins recurved to revolute; upper surface prominently glandular-warty, stellate when young. Pedicels 2–3 mm long. Calyx 0.8–1.5 mm long, 2–2.5 mm wide, margin undulate or with prominent triangular acuminate teeth. Petals to 3 mm long, broad-elliptic.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows frequently on rocky slopes and mallee with red sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: ST, CWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A.
Text by P.H. Weston & G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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