Allocasuarina diminuta subsp. diminuta L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Description: Dioecious or monoecious shrub or small tree 2–5 m high.
Branchlets to 23 cm long; articles often with a waxy bloom, 5–12 mm long, 0.5–1.1 mm diam.; teeth 6 or 7, narrow-triangular, usually with straight margins, erect to spreading, 0.3–0.5 mm long.
Anther 0.5–0.7 mm long.
Cone body 5–20 mm long, 5–12 mm diam.; bracteoles obtuse to truncate. Samara 3.5–5.0 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: From Pilliga Scrub south along the western slopes and near plains to Temora, extending east to Capertee and Bathurst.
In heath or low open woodland on sandstone ridges and hillsides.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP
Text by K. L. Wilson & L. A. S. Johnson (1990); edited KL Wilson (Feb 2014)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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