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Styphelia (family Epacridaceae) A genus of erect or spreading shrubs with sessile or short-stemmed, often lanceolate leaves which are rigid and pointed. The flowers are axillary, usually solitary, with a cylindrical corolla with narrow lobes which are hairy on the inside and recurved, exposing the stamens. The ovary is composed of 5 uniovular locules. The style is composed of many filaments which are longer than the corolla. The fruit is a drupe. There are about 130 species, occurring mainly in Australia but also scattered through Malesia and the Pacific islands, often in coastal and montane heathlands.

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