Astrotricha floccosa DC. APNI*
Description: Erect, usually few-branched shrub to 4 m high; branchlets floccose.
Leaves elliptic to narrow-ovate, 7.5–27 cm long, usually 2–5 cm wide; apex acute to acuminate; margins entire; upper surface smooth, light green, not shiny; lower surface floccose, midvein and lateral veins evident in relief through the hairs; petiole 10–25 (rarely to 30) mm long.
Inflorescence up to 70 cm long, usually floccose throughout. Petals white to cream, not reflexed.
Fruit not winged.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll woodland or forest on sandstone, in the Sydney region extending inland to Springwood area.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC
Text by M. J. Henwood & R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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