Hibbertia procumbens

Common name: 

Twiggy Guinea-flower

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEKPSTWZ) also Tas

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

Open sandy areas in heathland1

Flower description:



Prostrate, mat forming shrub to 30 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is distinguished by its prostrate habit and hariless branches. The undersurface of the leaves is convex1

Image of Hibbertia procumbens
Image of Hibbertia procumbens
Image of Hibbertia procumbens Image: David Meagher
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