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 heathland 1

Flower Description:

Yellow 1


Prostrate, mat forming shrub to 30 cm high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is distinguished by its prostrate habit and hariless branches. The undersurface of the leaves is convex 1


Image: David Meagher

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Government NSW Flora VicFlora

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