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Five-corners, Long-leaf Styphelia
Styphelia longifolia is an erect shrub growing 1.5 - 2m high. It grows on sandy soils in open forest or woodland.
Leaves are 25-50mm long, 3-5mm wide, tapering to a fine point. Longifolia means long-leaved.
The flowers are greenish-yellow, with tubes 18-25mm long, and stamens extending about 15mm beyond the tube.
Styphelia longifolia flowers from March to August.