Zieria fraseri Hook. APNI*
Synonyms: Zieria fraseri subsp. A APNI*
Description: Erect bushy shrub to c. 1.5 m high; branches dotted with oil glands, pubescent with bifid and predominantly stellate hairs, glabrescent.
Leaves with central leaflet narrow-elliptic to narrow-obovate, 6–35 mm long, 1.5–8 mm wide, apex acute to obtuse, mucronate; margins slightly recurved; upper surface dark green, dotted with oil glands, mostly glabrous; lower surface pale green to whitish, stellate-tomentose; petiole 2–8 mm long.
Inflorescences shorter or longer than leaves, commonly 6-flowered (range 3–35). Calyx lobes broad-triangular, 1.5–2.5 mm long, outer surface hirsute except for glabrous apex, occasionally glabrescent and ± glaucous. Petals c. 5 mm long, imbricate, pale pink, stellate-pubescent. Style glabrous.
Cocci usually glabrous, dotted with oil glands, with a terminal appendage.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by J. A. Armstrong & G.J. Harden
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