Size: From 2 to 10' tall
Leaves alternate, leathery, oval, to 4" long. Hairy new growth, bright green. Yellow flowers on leafy racemes. Bark is smooth and grey.
From Bot. Repos.
This is a handsome, spreading greenhouse plant, growing about five feet high, and covering itself with deep yellow blossoms.
Persoonia with lance-shaped leaves, sharp pointed, without nerves, and smooth on both sides; foot-stalks twisted; the flowers grow at the lower part of the leaves, close to the stem, and yellow.
See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.
Native to Australia.
Published in Bot. Repos. 2: 74 in 1799.
Synonyms Persoonia latifolia Andrews, Linkia lanceolata (Andrews) Kuntze, P. lanceolata var. angustifolia Meisn., P. lanceolata var. latifolia (Andrews) Endl. (APNI)