Guinea Flowers - native (Hibbertia species)
Local Guinea Flowers are prostrate to small shrubs. They have bright yellow flowers with 5 petals.
Name. Hibbertia: after George Hibbert, a patron of botany.
Stamens surround the ovary
). Spreading or erect small shrub. The relatively large leaves are blunt-pointed and spoon-shaped. Common in the Barfold Conservation Reserve.
Grey Guinea-flower. Barfold.
Small erect shrub with cylindrical bundled leaves. Locally abundant on Fryers Ridge.
Bundled Guinea-flower.The leaves are clusterd into bundles. Fryers Ridge Road, near the old Coach Road.
Stamens bundled, on one side of ovary
Prostrate with narrow green leaves. Very conspicuous when in flower. Common in Muckleford and Smiths Reef forests.
Spiky Guinea-flower. Smiths Reef.
Erect small shrub. The sepals (below the petals) curve inwards. Moderately common to the south. Leaves narrow.
Small spreading shrub. The sepals (below the petals) curve backwards. Leaves flat. Fairly common in granite areas.
Name: incana: grey, hoary.
Hoary Guinea-flower. Maldon.