Persoonia latifolia Andrews


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Persoonia

Description: 

Persoonia with leaves approaching to inversely-egg-shiaped, smooth on both sides, thickish, one-nerved; foot-stalks short and twisted. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 4: 280 in 1803. It was first raised from seed, communicated by Colonel Paterson, from Port Jackson, New South Wales, in the year 1795.

Synonym of Persoonia lanceolata Andrews.

Also published in Cult. Prot. 99 in 1809. Linkia laevis Cav. cited but this is considered a synonym of Persoonia laevis (Cav.) Domin


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