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Hibbertia acuminata B.J.Conn
Family Dilleniaceae
Hibbertia acuminata B.J.Conn APNI*

Description: Erect shrub 30–100 cm high, sometimes decumbent, branches and young leaves with scattered long ± spreading whitish hairs.

Leaves oblanceolate, 10–30 mm long, 3–8 mm wide, apex rounded to mucronate, margins mostly entire, lamina with scattered hairs, base stem-clasping.

Flowers sessile on short shoots. Sepals 8–10 mm long, silky in central region, margins glabrous and ± membranous, apex acuminate. Petals 7–10 mm long. Stamens c. 40, surrounding carpels. Carpels 3, glabrous.


Habit
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Flower
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Flowering: winter to spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Usually on sandstone, from coastal headlands to the ranges, especially on the Richmond Ra.; from Coffs Harbour to Mt Warning.
NSW subdivisions: NC
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden & J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


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