Common name: Hill Zieria, Hilly Zieria, Illawarra Zieria
Zieria granulata C.Moore ex Benth. APNI*
Description: Tall bushy shrub to 3 m high; branches warted, ± glabrescent.
Leaves with central leaflet ± linear, 20–40 mm long, 0.5–1.5 mm wide, apex obtuse, margins toothed and revolute; upper surface ± warted, glabrescent, dull green; lower surface ± warted and stellate-velvety, whitish; petiole 3–10 mm long.
Inflorescences shorter than leaves, many-flowered. Calyx lobes ± triangular, < 1 mm long, ± glabrous. Petals 1.7–2.5 mm long, valvate, white, stellate-tomentose.
Cocci warted, glabrous, lacking an appendage.
Flowering: late spring to summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on dry rocky ridges in sclerophyll forest to rainforest margins, in the Kiama district.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by J. A. Armstrong & G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: J.A. Armstrong (2002)
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