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Zieria obcordata A.Cunn.
Family Rutaceae
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.

Flowering: spring.

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
AVH map***

Text by J. A. Armstrong & G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: J.A. Armstrong (2002)

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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