Chloanthes stoechadis R.Br. APNI*
Description: Shrub 30–90 cm high.
Leaves ± linear, appearing subterete, 0.5–5 cm long, 1–5 mm wide; margin revolute; upper surface wrinkled-bullate, lower surface white woolly.
Flowers subsessile or pedicels 1–4 mm long, pubescent. Calyx lobes narrowly ovate, bullate; margin recurved to revolute. Corolla 20–45 mm long, greenish yellow or greenish blue, glabrous inside except a ring of woolly hairs above ovary; lower lobe rather longer and more reflexed than others, 6–13 mm long, 3.5–8 mm wide at base. Style 18–45 mm long.
Fruit separating into 2 hemispherical mericarps.
Flowering: Flowers throughout year but chiefly winter.
Distribution and occurrence: North from Jervis Bay area.
Grows in sclerophyll forest and woodland in sandy soil overlaying sandstone.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by B.J. Conn
Taxon concept: B.J. Conn (1992)
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