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Amperea xiphoclada (Spreng.) Druce var. xiphoclada Family Euphorbiaceae
Amperea xiphoclada var. xiphoclada (Spreng.) Druce APNI*

Synonyms: Amperea spartioides Brongn. APNI*

Description: Erect shrub to 60 cm high, with rigid, angular branches, sometimes ± leafless; usually monoecious.

Leaves alternate, lower leaves cuneate to oblong, 5–10 mm long, often toothed; upper leaves linear, scale-like, usually < 10 mm long, margins entire; stipules fringed, reddish brown.

Flowers few in sessile clusters surrounded by ovate, fringed bracts. Perianth 2–3 mm long.

Capsule ovoid, c. 4 mm long.


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Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in heath, woodland and forest on low-fertility sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. S.A.
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APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.

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