Astrotricha sp. b sensu harden (1992) APNI*
Synonyms: Astrotricha asperifolia F.Muell. ex Klatt APNI*
Description: Erect diffuse shrub to c. 2 m high; branches with a dense, non-floccose indumentum.
Leaves very narrow-elliptic to sublinear, 50–135 mm long, 2.1–4.8 mm wide; apex obtuse to subacute, occasionally with a slight mucro; margins recurved; upper surface rough, usually with both small granules and larger (to 0.2 mm high) subconical asperities, often the latter linked by short wandering ridges; lower surface densely hairy; petiole 2–3 mm long.
Inflorescence 6–30 cm long, hairy throughout. Petals not reflexed, cream to very pale green.
Fruit not winged.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest on sedimentary-derived soils in the Kangaroo Valley and Milton and Conjola areas.
NSW subdivisions: NC, SC, ST
Text by M. J. Henwood & R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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