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Geniostoma huttonii B.J.Conn
Family Loganiaceae
Geniostoma huttonii B.J.Conn APNI*

Description: Scrambling shrub to 1 m tall. Stems furrowed between leaf bases. glabrous.

Leaves with petiole 4–6 mm long; lamina ovate, 2–3 cm long. 1–1.6 cm broad. somewhat attenuate at base, entire, subacute to subacuminate, glabrous.

Inflorescence less than 1 cm long. 1–3-flowered; pedicels c. 2 mm long; bracts c. 0.5 mm long. Calyx tube c. 0.5 mm long; lobes triangular, 1–1.5 mm long. shortly fimbriate, acute. Corolla tube 0.8–1 mm long; lobes 5 (sometimes 6), lanceolate. c. 2 mm long, acute; papillose in throat. Stamens inserted in throat; filaments c. 1 mm long, somewhat hairy at base; anthers ovoid, c. 0.5 mm long. Ovary ovoid, 0.5 mm long: style 0.2–0.6 mm long; stigma ellipsoidal. c. 0.3–0.7 mm long.

Capsules globose-ellipsoidal. 5–6 mm diam., green. Seeds not recorded.


Illustration
D. Mackay

Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: LHI

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered
AVH map***

Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: P.S. Green (1994)


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.
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