Common name: Tiny Spyridium
Spyridium cinereum Wakef. APNI*
Description: Subshrub 10–50 cm high.
Leaves obcordate, 4–8 mm long, 3–5 mm wide, apex with entire lateral lobes and a small ± straight acute central lobe, margins strongly recurved, upper surface densely tomentose, lower surface with a looser tomentum.
Inflorescence cymose, 3–8 mm diam.; floral leaves similar to the stem leaves, felted, white. Flowers 2–3 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Recorded only in coastal heath at Nadgee; rare in N.S.W.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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