Common name: Mountain Correa
Correa lawrenceana var. cordifolia Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Calyx without apparent glandular dots ± stellate-hairy or rarely ± glabrous. Flowers greenish yellow or red, leaves broad-elliptic to broad-ovate. Leaves broad-ovate, base obtuse to ± cordate; peduncle 15–50 mm long; calyx 4–10 mm long; flowers red or greenish yellow. Calyx 3–5 mm long, tomentose; corolla red or rarely greenish yellow; bracteoles inserted at base of pedicel. Shrub or small tree, 1–5 m high. Leaves broad-ovate, 2.5–10.5 cm long, 20–55 mm wide, apex rounded to obtuse, base rounded to ± cordate, lower surface floccose. Flowers 1–3 on stalks 2–6.5 cm long; bracteoles minute, inserted 5–15 mm from apex. Calyx 3–5 mm long, rusty-tomentose. Corolla 20–27 mm long, pale red with a brownish tinged apex, or rarely entirely greenish yellow.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in rainforest and wet sclerophyll forest, from Lake Conjola to Eden district.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by M. F. Porteners & P. H. Weston
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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