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Persoonia terminalis L.A.S.Johnson & P.H.Weston
Family Proteaceae
Persoonia terminalis L.A.S.Johnson & P.H.Weston APNI*

Description: Erect to spreading shrub, young branchlets sparsely hairy.

Leaves oblong, 0.35–1.0 cm long, 1.2–2.0 mm wide, convex, with recurved margins, ± recurved, glabrous to sparsely hairy when immature, glabrescent when mature, smooth or slightly finely scabrous.

Inflorescences usually terminated by a dormant bud; flowers mostly subtended by scale leaves; pedicels 1–2 mm long, erect to spreading, sparsely to moderately hairy. Tepals 9–13 mm long, obtuse or apiculate, sparsely hairy. Ovary glabrous.


Type
Specimen

Distribution and occurrence: in dry sclerophyll forest; north from Warialda.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

This species occasionally hybridizes with P. cornifolia and P. sericea when it grows with these species.

Text by P.H. Weston
Taxon concept:

 Key to the subspecies 
1Leaves slightly recurved towards the tip; longest leaves 0.8–1.0 cm longsubsp. terminalis
1Leaves strongly recurved towards the tip; longest leaves 0.6–0.75 cm longsubsp. recurva

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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