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Hibbertia marginata B.J.Conn
Family Dilleniaceae
Hibbertia marginata B.J.Conn APNI*

Description: Suckering shrub to c. 50 cm high, young branches pilose with whitish hairs.

Leaves ± oblong, sometimes lanceolate or oblanceolate, 10–40 mm long, 3–8 mm wide, apex ± rounded and often shortly apiculate, base rounded, margins entire, slightly recurved, both surfaces sparsely pilose, hairs mostly simple or sometimes sparsely branched; petiole 1–2 mm long.

Flowers terminal on lateral branches. Sepals 12–20 mm long, outer surface densely hairy except for broad marginal region, apex acuminate. Petals 20–25 mm long. Stamens 30–40, ± surrounding carpels. Carpels usually 3, densely hairy.

Flowering: spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in grassy forest on sandstone; apparently rare and confined to the southern Richmond Ra.
NSW subdivisions: NC

Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
AVH map***

This taxon is closely related to H. saligna.

Text by G. J. Harden & J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)

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