Rhodamnia longisepala N.Snow & A.J.Ford
Snow, N. & Ford, A.J. (2001) Novon 11: 479. Type: Australia, Cook District, State Forest Reserve 144, Chowchilla Loggin Area, 500 m along old westerly loggin track, 26 Jul 2000, A.J.Ford 2392 (holo BRI; iso CANB, GREE, K, L, MEL, MO, NSW, QRS, SYD).
Leaf blades about 5-8.5 x 2.5-4 cm, petioles about 3-7 mm long. The major basal lateral veins extending from the base to the apex. Major lateral veins depressed on the upper surface. Twigs and both the upper and lower surfaces of the leaf blade clothed in soft pale hairs. Oil dots 1-3 per reticulation.
Inflorescence not exceeding the leaves. Peduncles (which could be mistaken for pedicels) about 8-10 mm long and exceed the petioles. Flowers about 12 mm diam. Bracts about 6-7 mm long, linear, clothed in pale hairs. Hypanthium about 3 mm long, clothed in pale hairs. Calyx lobes +/- linear, about 6 mm long, clothed in pale hairs. Petals elliptic, about 5-5.5 mm long, margins fimbriate in the upper half. Stamens 40-50 per flower, filaments about 3 mm long. Summit of the ovary hairy. Style about 5 mm long. Ovules 4 per ovary on two palcentas.
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A very rare and localised species that is listed as Critically Endangered.