Myosotis exarrhena F.Muell. APNI*
Synonyms: Myosotis suaveolens APNI*
Description: Perennial herb 30–50 cm high, usually erect; hairs ± dense, spreading on the vegetative parts, appressed on the inflorescence axis.
Basal leaves obovate to oblanceolate or oblong, 3.5–8 cm long, 3–5 mm wide, becoming shorter towards inflorescence, densely hairy.
Flowers white or pale blue. Calyx 3.5–6 mm long, lower parts densely covered with hooked hairs; lobes 1.5–2.5 mm long. Corolla 4–6 mm diam.; tube exceeding the calyx tube by 1.5–4 mm; lobes 2.5–3.5 mm long. Stamens projecting 2–5.5 mm from the corolla tube. Style projecting 2–8 mm from the corolla tube.
Distribution and occurrence: south from Walcha district, uncommon.
Grows in rocky places at higher altitudes.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, ST, NWS
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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