Common name: Obcordate-leafed Zieria
Zieria obcordata A.Cunn. APNI*
Synonyms: Zieria obcordata subsp. A sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) A.Cunn. APNI*
Description: Divaricate shrub to 0.5 m high; branches pubescent with simple hairs, glabrescent.
Leaves with central leaflet cuneate to ± obovate, 3.0–8.5 mm long, c. 1.3–3.7 mm wide, apex obtuse to obcordate, margins ± toothed, ± flat; upper surface slightly warted, hirsute with simple hairs; lower surface hirsute with simple hairs; petiole 1.5–3 mm long.
Inflorescences shorter than leaves, c. 1–3-flowered. Calyx lobes triangular, c. 1 mm long, ± hairy. Petals 2–2.5 mm long, valvate, white, pubescent to glabrous.
Cocci warted, pubescent, lacking an appendage.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in eucalypt woodland or shrubland dominated by species of Acacia, on rocky hillsides; near Wellington and Bathurst.
NSW subdivisions: CT, CWS
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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