Hibbertia scandens (Willd.) Gilg

Climbing Guinea Flower

Climbing shrub. Leaves 3-9 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm wide, elliptic or widest above the centre, tapering to stem-clasping base, more or less hairless above, densely hairy below, the tip pointed or blunt, margin entire, stalk short or absent. Flowers solitary, axillary, stalks 2-4 mm long, unpleasant smelling. Sepals 1.5-2.5 cm long. Petals 2-3 cm long. Stamens numerous, staminodes absent; almost year-round. Carpels 3-8.

Qld, NSW

Grows naturally in habitats from coastal dunes to open forest and rainforest north of Narooma.

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.

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