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Halgania brachyrhyncha Peter G.Wilson
Family Boraginaceae
Halgania brachyrhyncha Peter G.Wilson APNI*

Description: Spreading subshrub 0.3–0.6 m high; hairs 2-armed.

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, 1.5–4.5 cm long, 5–20 mm wide, apex acuminate, margins coarsely toothed, upper surface not viscid, tapering to base.

Inflorescence terminal, of 1 or more monochasial cymes. Flowers 8–10 mm diam., deep blue; pedicel 4–10 mm long, becoming recurved. Sepals 3–4 mm long, equal, fused at the base. Corolla lobes 5–6 mm long; tube short. Anthers 1.5–2.5 mm long, appendage very short.

Drupe 1- or 2-seeded.


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Flowering: summer.

Distribution and occurrence: north from Nowra, uncommon.

Grows on rocky hillsides in sclerophyll forest.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, NT, CWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


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