Lasiopetalum macrophyllum

Common name: 

Shrubby Velvet Bush

Family: 

Malvaceae
(alternate family: Sterculiaceae)

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Grampians, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDJSTWZ) also NSW, Tas

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

Amongst rocks near watercourses1

Flower description:

Reddish1

Habit:

Shrub to 3 m high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Flowers are in a dense, compact inflorescences, leaves are oblong and are densely covered in hairs1

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Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria