Common name: Spreading Guinea Flower
Hibbertia procumbens (Labill.) DC. APNI*
Description: Prostrate shrub with ± glabrous stems.
Leaves linear to narrow-oblanceolate or slightly falcate, 15–20 mm long, c. 2 mm wide, apex acute, base tapering, margins entire, glabrous or almost so, glaucous, ± flat.
Flowers terminal, sessile. Sepals 10–15 mm long, glabrous. Petals 8–10 mm long. Stamens c. 20, surrounding carpels. Carpels generally 4, glabrous.
Flowering: Flowers mostly in summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Rare in N.S.W., recorded only from Mangrove Mtn.
In heath on sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Other Australian states: Vic.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered
Text by B.J. Conn (2004)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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