Hibbertia nitida (R.Br. ex DC.) Benth. APNI*
Description: Erect diffuse shrub to 100 cm high, branches glabrous.
Leaves oblanceolate, 10–20 mm long, 3–6 mm wide, apex acute to mucronate, base tapering, margins entire and flat or slightly recurved, lamina glabrous.
Flowers terminal or axillary, sessile, surrounded by a few short bracts. Sepals 7–8 mm long, glabrous. Petals 8–10 mm long. Stamens c. 11, on 1 side of carpels. Carpels 2, silky.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread on sandstone in the Sydney district.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RC-
Text by G. J. Harden & J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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