Pimelea curviflora ssp. gracilis
Threlfall, Brunonia 5:185 (1983).
Synonymy: P. gracilis R. Br., Prod. Fl. Nov. Holl. 362 (1810); Calyptrostegia gracilis (R. Br.) C. Meyer, Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Petersb. 4:72 (1845).
, Pimelea curviflora
Common name: None
Erect shrub to 1.5 m; leaves 4-23 mm long, 1-8.5 mm wide, with the upper surface glabrous or nearly so and the lower surface bearing hairs of variable size and density.
Peduncles to 6 mm long or absent; involucral bracts 1-4 or absent, not exceeding the inflorescence in length, 3-11 mm long, similar in vestiture to the leaves; flowers in heads, 4-22 in each head, 4.5-12 mm long; perianth covered outside with hairs of variable size and direction. Variety gracilis has peduncle absent; pedicels covered with long fine or coarse antrorse hairs; perianth lightly covered outside with short usually fine antrorse hairs; seed occasionally curved, slightly furrowed.
||Pimelea curviflora var. gracilis twig, flower and 2 views of the anther.
Image source: fig 448a in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Wet and dry sclerophyll forests.
S.Aust.: FR, EP, NL, YP, SL. Qld; N.S.W.; Vic.; Tas.
Flowering time: Oct. — Jan.
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