F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Aust. 9:59 (1875).
Synonymy: Abutilon arenarium
Common name: Slender lantern bush.
Slender erect undershrub or shrub to 2 m high, covered with a stellate hoary pubescence; leaves hairy above and below, serrate, narrowly or broadly oblong, 1.5-4 cm long.
Peduncles about as long as the leaves; calyx c. 3-4 mm long, the lobes being longer than the tube; corolla yellow and not much longer than the calyx.
Capsule usually twice as long as the calyx, 5-6 mm diam., truncate, composed of 10 obtuse fruitlets which open at the top and contain 2 or 3 sparsely pubescent seeds.
||Abutilon macrum twig, fruit with some fruitlets removed and seed.
Image source: fig 432e in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 484.
S.Aust.: NW, LE, GT, EP. N.T.; N.S.W.
Flowering time: Aug. — Sept. (at least for specimens available).
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