Persoonia hirsuta Pers.

Hairy Geebung


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Persoonia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' tall

Description: 

Small leave, rust-colored hairs, yellow flowers, also hairy.

A rusty coloured species, growing wild near Port Jackson, which flowered at Clapham in 1803. (Cult. Prot.)

History: 

Published in Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 1: 118 in 1805.

Also published in Cult. Prot. 99 in 1809.

Basionym of Linkia hirsuta (Pers.) Kuntze.

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