Hibbertia appressa

Common name: 

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEKNSTWZ) also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Well-watered forest, woodland or heathland1

Flower description:



Spreading to prostrate shrub with branches to 40 cm long1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has elliptical, dark green leaves to 10 mm, with stiff bristles on the upper surface. The underside has hooked hairs, flowers are stalked and petals are deeply notched. There are 4-12 grouped stamens in the flowers2

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.