Hibbertia puberula subsp. glabrescens  |  

Hibbertia puberula subsp. glabrescens

Status: Critically Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Hibbertia sp. Bankstown is a prostrate shrub. It has few to numerous spreading, glabrous, wiry branches which are up to 40 cm in length. Its leaves are oblong-lanceolate to almost linear, 3-6 mm long by 0.8-1.4 mm wide. The flowers are yellow with notched petals.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Hibbertia puberula subsp. glabrescens

    Stochastic events; such as disease or extreme weather may also threaten this species; as this population represents the only known extant population of this species.

  • Australian Government, Listing Advices, Hibbertia puberula subsp. glabrescens

    As there is only one known extant population of this species which covers only 2 hectares of Bankstown Airport; stochastic events such as disease and extreme weather may also threaten this species.