Nematolepis ovatifolia (F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Phebalium ovatifolium F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Low compact shrub; stems ± angled to terete, with pale rusty scales, sparsely glandular-warty.
Leaves broad-ovate to broad-elliptic, 0.9–1.2 cm long, 5–10 mm wide, apex obtuse to rounded, margins ± flat, upper surface gland-dotted, glabrous and glossy, lower surface silvery-scaly.
Inflorescences 1–3-flowered; peduncle and pedicels thick and flattened; bracteoles persistent, inserted just below flower and grading into sepals. Sepals triangular, glabrous or scaly, gland-dotted. Petals c. 4 mm long, gland-dotted, white (pink outside in bud).
Cocci erect, c. 3 mm long, ± truncate, outer angle with a short rounded apiculum.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in low woodland on granite ridges; alpine regions of the Kosciusko N.P.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Text by P.H. Weston & G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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