Hibbertia exutiacies N.A.Wakef.

Victorian Naturalist 72: 118 (1955) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrubs to 50 cm high, with spreading to decumbent, usually puberulous branches. Vestiture of simple or rarely bifid, tubercle-based hairs. Leaves linear-triangular, 2.2–10.4 mm long, 0.6–1.3 mm wide, with deciduous terminal awn; puberulous above, becoming glabrous; petiole 0–0.4 mm long; margins narrow, revolute, raised above glabrous broad central ridge beneath. Flowers sessile, terminal on mainly short shoots with 3 or 4 triangular awned bracts 0.6–1.2 mm long; sepals 3.8–6 mm long, subequal, glabrous; petals obovate, 3.6–8.4 mm long, mid to bright yellow; stamens 4–6 in one group; filaments almost free to more than half connate; carpels 2, tomentose. Flowers Sep.–Nov.

CVU, GipP, Gold, GGr, NIS, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also SA. Qld. Occurring in woodlands of northern and western goldfields, near Bacchus Marsh, and with old records supposedly from Cheltenham and Chiltern. Usually in gravelly soils, often with outcropping rock.

Source: Toelken, H.R. (1996). Dilleniaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-01-05
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder [Dillenianae]
family Dilleniaceae
genus Hibbertia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Hibbertia exutiacies in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hibbertia exutiacies in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native

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New South Wales