J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 49:275 (1925).
Synonymy: Hibbertia sericea
Common name: Peninsula guinea-flower.
Dwarf shrub with villous branches, to 20 cm high leaves crowded, spreading-erect, subterete, mucronate, 5-6 x up to 1 mm, villous with long white simple spreading or somewhat curly hairs especially when young, finally almost glabrous, the revolute margins concealing the undersurface in part or entirely.
Flowers c. 10-15 mm across, sessile, surrounded by leaves; bracts at base of calyx 0; sepals lanceolate, rigid, villous on their back; petals yellow, slightly notched, scarcely exceeding the sepals stamens 4-7, on one side of the carpels.
Carpels 2, tomentose, with 3-5 ovules in each.
Image source: fig figf in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
S.Aust.: EP, KI.
Flowering time: Sept. — Nov.
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