Hibbertia aspera

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Hibbertia aspera
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Dilleniales
Family: Dilleniaceae
Genus: Hibbertia
Species:
H. aspera
Binomial name
Hibbertia aspera

Hibbertia aspera, commonly known as trailing Guinea flower, is a small shrub that is native to Australia. It grows to 50 cm high and has yellow flowers which appear in summer.[1]

The species was first formally described in 1817 by Swiss botanist Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in Regni Vegetabilis Systema Naturale.[2] There are two recognised subspecies:

Hibbertia aspera occurs on sandy soils in open forest and heath in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hibbertia aspera". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Hibbertia aspera". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 18 March 2011.