Astrotricha crassifolia Blakely APNI*
Description: Shrub to 2.4 m high, root-suckering; branchlets with a dense, deep, firm indumentum.
Leaves broad-linear, 2–6 cm long, 0.25–0.4 cm wide; apex obtuse; margins entire; upper surface smooth or occasionally wrinkled, convex except for midvein groove; lower surface hairy; petiole 1–2 mm long.
Inflorescence up to c. 10 cm long, usually with a few ascending branches, few-flowered, indumentum dense and shortly floccose throughout. Petals erect to spreading, sometimes becoming reflexed, white to cream.
Fruit not winged.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll woodland on sandstone, in the Patonga area and Royal N.P.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by M. J. Henwood & R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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