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

Description: Semiprostrate shrub to 50 cm high, densely hairy; leaves often at right angles to stem.

Leaves oblong, 4–10 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, apex ± obtuse, base acute, margins recurved, scabrous with tubercle-based shortly stellate hairs, lower surface whitish-tomentose.

Flowers terminal on short lateral shoots, peduncles 8–15 mm long. Sepals c. 10 mm long, acute, outer surfaces densely hairy with stellate and simple hairs. Petals 10–14 mm long. Stamens 15–25, on 1 side of carpels. Carpels 2, densely hairy.

Carpels 2, densely hairy.


Habitat
Photo A.E. Orme

Flower
Photo A.E. Orme

Other photo
Photo A.E. Orme

Flowering: spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in open forest; chiefly in the Pilliga Scrub; not common.

In open forest.
NSW subdivisions: NWS
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden & J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)


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