Asterolasia buxifolia Benth. APNI*
Description: Shrub to 1m high; stems stellate-hairy.
Leaves obovate, 0.5–1.8 cm long, 3–10 mm wide, apex rounded or slightly emarginate; lamina leathery, margins slightly recurved, upper surface glabrous; lower surface stellate-hairy; petiole 2–7 mm long.
Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicels 1–1.5 mm long. Petals elliptic, 6–7 mm long, yellow; outer surface with an indumentum of sessile stellate hairs.
Cocci glabrous, beaked.
Flowering: Flowering time not known.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest; in the Hartley area.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered
Text by G.J Harden & B.J. Mole
Taxon concept: Paul G. Wilson (1998)
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