Epacris purpurascens var. purpurascens Sims APNI*
|Epacris purpurascens Sims var. purpurascens ||Family Ericaceae|
Description: Leaves with aristate tip to 1.4 mm long, margins entire, petiole glabrous; corolla tube shorter than to as long as sepals, 4.3–6 mm long, lobes 4.6–5 mm long; style 5.5–6.8 mm long; capsule c. 2 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest, scrubs and swamps on sandstone from Gosford and Sydney districts.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable
Listed as vulnerable under the NSW Threatened Species Act, 1995.
Text by J. M. Powell, except for groups with contributors listed
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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