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Hibbertia hexandra C.T.White
Family Dilleniaceae
Hibbertia hexandra C.T.White APNI*

Description: Tall shrub or small tree, branches stellate-hairy.

Leaves mostly oblanceolate to elliptic, rarely spathulate, 20–60 mm long, 5–15 mm wide, apex rounded and often emarginate, base tapering, margins entire and ± flat, upper surface tuberculate to glabrous, lower surface whitish with stellate hairs; petiole 5–20 mm long.

Flowers axillary, peduncle 7–10 mm long. Sepals 7–8 mm long, stellate-hairy. Petals 7 mm long. Stamens 6, surrounding carpels. Carpels 2, hairy.


Flowering: mainly spring to early summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Chiefly in heath, open forest or rainforest, in ranges around Mt Warning; also collected from near Wauchope where the leaves are smaller (2-3 cm long and 5-7 mm wide).
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered ROTAP: 3RC-
AVH map***

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


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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