Aotus lanigera A.Cunn. ex Benth. APNI*
Description: Densely branched shrub to 2 m high; stems densely tomentose and with long, soft, often dark, spreading hairs.
Leaves alternate, whorled or spirally arranged, lanceolate to narrow-elliptic, 10–25 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, apex acute, margins recurved or revolute, upper surface often glabrous, smooth, lower surface ± hairy; petiole 1–2 mm long.
Flowers 1-several in upper leaf axils; bracts 1–2 mm long; pedicels 2–3 mm long, villous. Calyx 5–6 mm long, villous; teeth acuminate. Corolla 8–15 mm long yellow.
Pod obovoid, 8–10 mm long, compressed, villous.
Flowering: late autumn to spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in scrub or heath on sandy soil; north of Taree NC; Qld.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by B. Wiecek
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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