Baeckea latifolia (Benth.) A.R.Bean APNI*
Description: Shrub to 1.5 m high.
Leaves broad-elliptic, 6–9 mm long, 2.3–5.3 mm wide, flat, apex acute or obtuse, base cuneate, margins entire; petiole 1–1.5 mm long.
Flowers solitary, pedicels c. 3 mm long. Sepals oblong, obtuse. Corolla 6–9 mm diam.; petals circular 2.7–3 mm long. Style only slightly inset into the ovary summit.
Capsule 2.5–2.8 mm diam.; seeds not seen.
Flowering: Flowers January and February
Distribution and occurrence: Locally common in limited areas, chiefly recorded in subalpine districts in southern parts of the State, also recorded from Mt Gingera (A.C.T.).
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: A.R. Bean (1997) Telopea 7(3)
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