Platysace clelandii (Maiden & Betche) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Trachymene clelandii Maiden & Betche APNI*
Description: Scrambling shrub to 30–60 cm high; stems hispid to ± villous.
Leaves fan-shaped, obovate to ± circular in outline, mostly 6–7 mm long, to 10 mm wide; lamina sparsely hispid or villous; apex with usually 3–5 shallow lobes; lobes with apex acute, apiculate; base cuneate; petiole to 1.5 mm long.
Umbels compound, 2–3 cm diam.; peduncle 1–3.5 mm long; rays 4–6; bracts linear, to 2 mm long; bracteoles linear, to 1.5 mm long. Petals white.
Fruit c. 1.5 mm long, 2–2.2 mm wide, ribs scarcely conspicuous, wrinkled and sparsely covered by short bristles, broad at the mericarp junction.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows among sandstone boulders in dry sclerophyll forest, from Glen Davis to Berowra.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT
Text by J. M. Powell & S. M. Hastings
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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