Hibbertia dentata D C.

Trailing Guinea Flower

Twining or trailing shrub. Leaves ovate 4-7 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, tip pointed or blunt, margins toothed. Leaf stalk about 1 cm long. Flowers 4-5 cm wide, axillary or terminal on stalks 0.5-1.5 cm long; spring. Petals 2-3 cm long, cream to yellow. Stamens more than 30 around the carpels. Carpels 3, hairless.

Qld, NSW, Vic

Grows naturally in open forest and rainforest margins of east coast and coastal ranges.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Dilleniaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Dillenianae]
order      [Dilleniales]
family       Dilleniaceae
genus        Hibbertia Andr.