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Persoonia rigida R.Br.
Family Proteaceae
Persoonia rigida R.Br. APNI*

Description: Erect to decumbent shrub, young branchlets moderately to densely hairy.

Leaves oblanceolate or narrow-spathulate to spathulate, 1.5–4.5 cm long, 4–19 mm wide, flat or convex, with recurved margins, usually incurved, moderately to densely hairy when young, glabrescent to sparsely so when mature.

Inflorescences growing on into a leafy shoot; flowers subtended by scale leaves or leaves; pedicels 1–3 mm long, erect, moderately to densely hairy. Tepals 10–12 mm long, apiculate to caudate, moderately hairy. Ovary glabrous.


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Distribution and occurrence: in woodland to dry sclerophyll forest, south from the Liverpool Ra.
NSW subdivisions: CC, NT, CT, ST, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston
Taxon concept: P.H. Weston (1995)


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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