|Styphelia laeta subsp. latifolia (R.Br.) J.M.Powell ||Family Ericaceae|
Common name: Five Corners
Styphelia laeta subsp. latifolia (R.Br.) J.M.Powell APNI*
Synonyms: Styphelia laeta R.Br. var. latifolia (R.Br.) Benth. APNI*
Description: Slender erect shrub 1–2 m high; branchlets velvety.
Leaves broad-elliptic or ovate, 13–35 mm long, 6–13.5 mm wide, acute or shortly acuminate; lamina concave, upper surface scabrous; length:breadth ratio of 1.9–3.1:1 and with petiolar area c. 1 mm long; margins ciliolate.
Flowers usually spreading, pale yellow-green or red; bracteoles 2.8–5.4 mm long, glabrous. Sepals 7–13.5 mm long, glabrous or sparsely pubescent at apex. Corolla tube 14.5–26 mm long; lobes 13–21 mm long. Filaments 8.6–15 mm long; anthers 3.5–5.3 mm long.
Fruit 6.6–8.3 mm long, 5-angled.
Flowering: Flowers March–July, mainly March.
Distribution and occurrence: Known from the Gosford–Kulnura area and also from Warialda district.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT, NWS
Text by J. M. Powell, except for groups with contributors listed
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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