Wilsonia humilis R.Br. APNI*
Description: Perennial subshrub with prostrate or weakly ascending branches, hoary with finely appressed hairs.
Leaves concave, crowded, imbricately arranged and usually distichous, ovate to lanceolate or oblong, 1.5–4 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, apex obtuse, appressed-hairy; sessile.
Flowers solitary. Calyx tubular, 4–6 mm long with short triangular teeth a third to a quarter the length of tube. Corolla white; tube as long as the calyx; lobes linear-ovate, 2–3 mm long, acute. Style and stamens barely exserted. Ovary 1- or 2-locular; style divided about the middle into 2 branches; stigmas capitate.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in coastal or subcoastal saltmarshes or brackish swamps or in inland saline sites. Doubtfully recorded for this State. SYNONYMS: ?SC; Vic., Tas., S.A., W.A.
NSW subdivisions: ?SC
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. W.A. S.A.
Text by R. W. Johnson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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