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Asterolasia buckinghamii (Blakely) Blakely APNI*
Synonyms: Phebalium buckinghamii Blakely APNI*
Description: Slender shrubs to 2 m high; branchlets stellate-hairy.
Leaves broad-obovate to spathulate, 0.4–1 cm long, 3–6 mm wide, apex rounded to ± obcordate, margins slightly recurved, upper surface with scattered stellate hairs, lower surface stellate-tomentose; tapered into a short petiole.
Flowers terminal on short branchlets, solitary; pedicels 0–2 mm long. Petals 5–6 mm long, yellow, outer surface rusty stellate-tomentose.
Cocci stellate-pilose, beaked.
Flowering: Flowers spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in damp sites, in the Wingello district (near Penrose) and from Mittagong and Medway.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Text by G.J Harden & B.J. Mole
Taxon concept: B.J. Mole, M.C. Duretto, P.Y. Ladiges & E.A. James (2000)
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