Persoonia oblongata R.Br. APNI*
Description: Erect to spreading shrub, young branchlets sparsely to moderately hairy.
Leaves lanceolate to broad-ovate or narrow- to broad-elliptic, 1.5–6 cm long, 4–25 mm wide, flat, glabrous to sparsely hairy when young, glabrescent when mature, smooth.
Inflorescences growing on into a leafy shoot; flowers subtended by scale leaves or leaves; pedicels 9–23 mm long, recurved, glabrous. Tepals 10–12 mm long, apiculate to caudate, glabrous to sparsely hairy. Ovary glabrous to moderately hairy.
Distribution and occurrence: in heath to dry sclerophyll forest on sandstone, Howes Valley to Glenbrook and west to Rylstone.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT, ?CWS
Text by P.H. Weston
Taxon concept: P.H. Weston (1995)
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