Philotheca scabra subsp. latifolia (Paul G.Wilson) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Eriostemon scaber subsp. latifolius Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Small shrub to 0.6 m high; stems terete, markedly warty, minutely bristly to glabrous.
Leaves sessile, oblong to elliptic or narrow-ovate, 1.5–5 mm wide, concave above, slightly warty, glabrous or sparsely and shortly hispid.
Flowers axillary, solitary; peduncle 0.5–2 mm long; pedicel 2–5 mm long with 2 pairs of minute bracteoles at base. Petals elliptic, 7–8 mm long, white to pink, glabrous, keel thickened and glandular. Stamens free; filaments pilose; anthers glabrous.
Cocci erect or slightly divaricate, c. 7 mm long, beak c. 3 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest and heath on sandstone; exposed rocky ridges. Bundanoon to Nerriga.
NSW subdivisions: SC, CT, ST
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