Key to Tasmanian Dicots

Archeria hirtella (Ericaceae) 2:452

Archeria hirtella is slender shrub that grows in the understory of rainforest in many parts of western and southern Tasmania. It is very similar to A. eriocarpa but has thicker leaves and tends to grow in slightly more open vegetation. Both species can have white or pink flowers. It can also be confused with the rainforest Trochocarpa species, but A. hirtella has only one vein visible on the underside of the leaf, whereas the Trochocarpa species have about 5-7.
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