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Geebung spp

Posted by thefof NSW Aust (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 8, 14 at 7:43

I believe this is a Geebung (Personnia spp).
Can anyone confirm and ID the spp? Growing in Bicentennial Park, Sydney.



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RE: Geebung spp

Closer view of flower.

RE: Geebung spp

I'd say Persoonia linearis.

RE: Geebung spp

Thanks Tropi. At least that confirms the genus, but I am still not too sure as to the species. All pictures of P. linearis appear to have leaves that are a lot longer than these, but the flower appears correct. Species variability perhaps?

RE: Geebung spp

Persoonia flowers are very similar. I remember this one from years back. From memory they mainly inhabit sandstone country. So maybe the different environment and soil has changed it. I thought there was only the one with needle-like leaves.

RE: Geebung spp

Could be Persoonia pinifolia, which is native to the Sydney region.

RE: Geebung spp

Thanks for the suggestion. I think you may have hit the nail on the head. I have been back a couple of times to get some additional close ups but would you believe I cannot find it. I KNOW where it was. I shall locate it again! I will!! I will!!

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