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Hibbertia pedunculata R.Br. ex DC.
Family Dilleniaceae
Hibbertia pedunculata R.Br. ex DC. APNI*

Description: Diffuse, prostrate or erect shrub, stems glabrous except for pubescent young branches, hairs simple.

Leaves linear, 3–6 mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide, apex acute, base ± obtuse, margins recurved, hirsute, sessile.

Flowers terminal, peduncle mostly 5–15 mm long, longer than leaves. Sepals 4–5 mm long, hirsute. Petals 5–6 mm long. Stamens 15–20, surrounding carpels; staminodes present. Carpels 2, hairy.

Photo © ANBG

Flowering: spring to autumn.

Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in open forest on sandy or heavier soils; from the coast to Western Slopes.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
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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