Callitris oblonga subsp. parva K.D.Hill APNI*
Description: Small tree.
Leaves usually 4–5 mm long.
Female cones sessile or on short fruiting branchlets occurring singly or in dense clusters on the branches and remaining after maturity; cones ovoid, 12–15 mm diam., 15–20 mm long; cone scales thick, each tapering above to an apex usually thickened by a short dorsal point, the alternate scales very much reduced; columella short, often 3-lobed.
Distribution and occurrence: Usually grows in sand near banks of streams; scattered along the escarpment, rare in N.S.W.
In sandy soils over granite around creeks and swamps.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by K.D. Hill
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