PlantNET Home PlantNET Home | Search NSW Flora | Contact Us  
FloraOnline
Introduction
Plant Name Search
Index Search
Spatial Search
Identification Keys
Classification
Glossary
HerbLink (Type Images)
WeedAlert
Other PlantNET Sites
Other Data Sources
NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE Printable Page

Astrotricha floccosa DC.
Family Araliaceae
Astrotricha floccosa DC. APNI*

Description: Erect, usually few-branched shrub to 4 m high; branchlets floccose.

Leaves elliptic to narrow-ovate, 7.5–27 cm long, usually 2–5 cm wide; apex acute to acuminate; margins entire; upper surface smooth, light green, not shiny; lower surface floccose, midvein and lateral veins evident in relief through the hairs; petiole 10–25 (rarely to 30) mm long.

Inflorescence up to 70 cm long, usually floccose throughout. Petals white to cream, not reflexed.

Fruit not winged.


Herbarium
Sheet

Flowering: September–December

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll woodland or forest on sandstone, in the Sydney region extending inland to Springwood area.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC
AVH map***

Text by M. J. Henwood & R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


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