Flowers and leaves. Photo: Don Wood, south coast, NSW

Flowers and leaves. Photo: Andrew Hodgson, Hale Conservation Park, Adelaide Hills, SA

Common Name

Twiggy Guinea-flower




Shrub to 1.5m tall.  Leaves alternating along the stem or in clusters, 0.7-3cm long, 0.5-2mm wide, linear, hairy or becoming hairless, the edges rolled upwards.  Flowers yellow, with 5 petals, solitary at the bases of the leaves or at the ends of short shoots.  Hibbertia virgata subsp. virgata in NSW.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 497

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