Golden Guinea Flower

Hibbertia scandens

This is a vigorous scrambling creeper, usually with smooth entire (with smooth unbroken edge)leaves.

The large 9 cm golden yellow flowers have a central crowd of about 30 stamens (male parts) surrounding 3 to 7 carpels (female parts).

Coastal plants usually have 6 or 7 carpels while inland plants have only 3 or 4.

Created on ... November 26, 2007