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Hibbertia saligna
Family Dilleniaceae
Hibbertia saligna APNI*

Description: Diffuse or erect shrub to 200 cm high, young branches softly pubescent, early glabrescent.

Leaves narrow-elliptic to oblanceolate, 20–110 mm long, 4–15 mm wide, apex obtuse or mucronate, base abruptly tapered, margins entire or toothed, upper surface glabrous, lower surface whitish-pubescent; sessile, stem-clasping.

Flowers terminal on short shoots, sessile. Sepals 12–16 mm long, silky. Petals c. 15 mm long. Stamens 20–35, surrounding carpels. Carpels 3, glabrous.


Flower
Photo J. Plaza

Fruit
Photo T.M. Tame

Flowering: spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in moist gullies, mainly in the Blue Mtns and adjacent foothills, north to Glen Davis; and south to near Batemans Bay. Specimens collected from Mt Imlay have been recognised as distinct, see Hibbertia, circinata, CC SC NT CT CWS
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden & J. Everett
Taxon concept: DC.


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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