Plants of South Eastern New South Wales

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Persoonia oxycoccoides

Common name

A geebung



Where found

Dry forest and heath. Tablelands and ranges north from east of Nimmitabel.


Shrub to 0.9 m high or prostrate, hairs greyish, appressed to antrorsely spreading. Fruit fleshy. Bark smooth. Young branchlets sparsely to moderately hairy. Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.4–1.1 cm long, 1.5–6 mm wide, flat, with curved down margins, upper surface more or less a different colour from the ower surface, sparsely to moderately hairy when immature, becoming hairless to sparsely so when mature, and smooth to slightly rough. Flowers with 4 yellow 'petals' each 8–11 mm long, more or less fused at the base, hairless. Flowers erect to spreading, subtended by small leaves or leaves, in 1–13-flowered clusters.

Intergrades with Persoonia acuminata in a limited area between Jenolan Caves and Kanangra Walls. Hybridises occasionally with Persoonia levis.

Protected NSW.

PlantNET description: (accessed 31 January, 2021)