Euryomyrtus ramosissima subsp. prostrata (Hook.f.) Trudgen APNI*
Synonyms: Baeckea ramosissima subsp. prostrata (Hook.f.) Trudgen APNI*
Baeckea prostrata Hook.f. APNI*
Description: Spreading, decumbent or prostrate shrub to 20 cm high.
Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, 3–10 mm long, 0.5–1.5 mm wide, apex acute or acuminate, papery.
Flowers nodding, corolla 3–5 mm diam., petals white, tinged red; stamens 3–10. Ovules usually 4 per loculus.
Capsule 3–4 mm diam.; seeds 2 or 3 per loculus.
Flowering: Flowers June–February
Distribution and occurrence: In heath or heathy woodland; far south coastal sites.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
Text by Peter G. Wilson
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