Asterolasia asteriscophora (F.Muell.) Druce

Lemon Star-bush

Shrub 1-2 m tall with new growth grey- or brown-hairy. Leaves obovate or spoonshaped, to 3 cm long and 1 cm wide, tip blunt or notched, lower surface grey- or brown-hairy. Flowers solitary or in few-flowered clusters, lemon yellow; spring. Petals 5-7 mm long, hairy outside. Fruit segments beaked. [A. mollis Benth.]

NSW, Vic


A. hexapetala (Juss.) Druce from NSW is occasionally grown; it has leaves 2-6 cm long and white to pale yellow flowers.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rutaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Sapindales
family       Rutaceae
genus        Asterolasia F.Muell.