Persoonia stradbrokensis Domin APNI*
Synonyms: Persoonia cornifolia subsp. A sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Erect shrub to small tree, young branchlets moderately to densely hairy.
Leaves elliptic to ovate to obovate or narrowly or rarely broadly so, 3–11 cm long, 10–40 mm wide, flat to convex, with slightly recurved margins, moderately to densely hairy when immature (but denser on margins), 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, apiculate to caudate, moderately to densely hairy. Ovary moderately to densely hairy or rarely glabrous.
Distribution and occurrence: in coastal heath to dry sclerophyll forest, on coastal sand, sandstone and metasediments; north from Hastings R.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
This species occasionally hybridizes with P. lanceolata, P. levis, P. linearis, P. tenuifolia and P. virgata where it occurs with them.
Text by P.H. Weston
Taxon concept: P.H. Weston (1995)
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