Common name: Pink Phebalium
Phebalium nottii (F.Muell.) Maiden & Betche APNI*
Description: Shrub 1–3 m high; stems terete, with silvery to rusty scales.
Leaves oblong-elliptic to elliptic, 2–5 cm long, 4–13 mm wide, flat to recurved, apex rounded, upper surface channelled and glabrous, lower surface silvery stellate-scaly.
Inflorescences sessile, 1–6-flowered; pedicels 2–5 mm long. Calyx cup-shaped, with 5–8 teeth, silvery to rusty stellate-scaly, enlarging in fruit. Petals clawed, 8–12 mm long, with rusty scales outside (except on claw). Stamens inclined towards one side of flower.
Cocci erect, c. 5 mm long, enclosed in calyx.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on sandstone; Grafton and Coonamble-Peak Hill districts.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by P.H. Weston & G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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