Geniostoma huttonii B.J.Conn APNI*
Description: Scrambling shrub to 1 m tall. Stems furrowed between leaf bases. glabrous.
Leaves with petiole 4–6 mm long; lamina ovate, 2–3 cm long. 1–1.6 cm broad. somewhat attenuate at base, entire, subacute to subacuminate, glabrous.
Inflorescence less than 1 cm long. 1–3-flowered; pedicels c. 2 mm long; bracts c. 0.5 mm long. Calyx tube c. 0.5 mm long; lobes triangular, 1–1.5 mm long. shortly fimbriate, acute. Corolla tube 0.8–1 mm long; lobes 5 (sometimes 6), lanceolate. c. 2 mm long, acute; papillose in throat. Stamens inserted in throat; filaments c. 1 mm long, somewhat hairy at base; anthers ovoid, c. 0.5 mm long. Ovary ovoid, 0.5 mm long: style 0.2–0.6 mm long; stigma ellipsoidal. c. 0.3–0.7 mm long.
Capsules globose-ellipsoidal. 5–6 mm diam., green. Seeds not recorded.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: LHI
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: P.S. Green (1994)
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