PlantNET Home DONATE TODAY | PlantNET Home | Search NSW Flora | Contact Us  
Plant Name Search
Index Search
Spatial Search
Identification Keys
HerbLink (Type Images)
Other PlantNET Sites
Other Data Sources

Asterolasia correifolia (A.Juss.) Benth.
Family Rutaceae
Asterolasia correifolia (A.Juss.) Benth. APNI*

Description: Erect shrub to 2.5 m high, branches white to brown stellate-tomentose. Stems with a dense ndumentum of rusty to orange-brown stellate hairs; stellate hairs often stalked, rays usually 1.0−1.5 mm long.

Leaves: petiole 5−11 mm long; lamina ovate, lanceolate or elliptic, 20−120 mm long, 11−45 mm wide, apex bluntly acute, base cuneate, margins entire; abaxial surface densely stellate-tomentose, with 1 or 2 layers a lighter coloured layer of smaller hairs overtopped by larger pigmented stalked hairs, stellate hairs with rays to 1.5 mm long, epidermis obscured or nearly so; adaxial surface sparsely stellate-hairy, glabrescent, becoming smooth.

Inflorescence an axillary umbel of 4−10+ flowers; peduncle absent or to 5.0 mm long; pedicels (5−)7−20 mm long. Petals (4.5−)5.5−7.5 mm long, cream to yellow; lower surface with hyaline stellate hairs; upper surface glabrous. Ovary densely hairy with coarse stellate hairs; style glabrous.

Cocci 3.5−4 mm long, 2.5−3 mm wide; densely hairy, beak obscured by hairs, beaked.

C. Wardrop

Flowering: spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet sclerophyll forest in moist gullies, and is widely distributed in the North Coast and Central Coast, and on the Central and Southern Tablelands.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, CWS
AVH map***

Shows substantial variation in leaf shape and size.

Text by M Duretto
Taxon concept: Alvarez & Duretto (2019) Telopea 21: 381-389.

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET