Persoonia adenantha Domin APNI*
Synonyms: Persoonia cornifolia subsp. B sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Erect shrub or small tree, young branchlets moderately to densely hairy.
Leaves narrow-elliptic to lanceolate, 3–14 cm long, 6–30 mm wide, flat, with recurved margins, sparsely to moderately hairy when immature, glabrescent when mature, smooth.
Inflorescences usually growing on into a leafy shoot; flowers subtended by scale leaves or leaves; pedicels 1–4 mm long, erect, moderately to densely hairy. Tepals 10–13 mm long, caudate, moderately to densely hairy. Ovary glabrous to sparsely hairy.
Distribution and occurrence: in heath to wet sclerophyll forest; north from Evans Head.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by P.H. Weston
Taxon concept: P.H. Weston (1995)
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