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Kunzea juniperoides subsp. pernervosa Toelken
Family Myrtaceae
Kunzea juniperoides subsp. pernervosa Toelken APNI*

Synonyms: Kunzea sp. Braidwood (Powell 371) APNI*
Kunzea sp. B sensu Wilson (1991) APNI*
Agonis ericoides F.M.Bailey APNI*
Kunzea sp. B APNI*

Description: Densely branched shrub 0.2–0.4 m high; young stems silky.

Leaves crowded, linear, 3.5–8 mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide, flat to concave above, apex acute, at first finely hairy, glabrescent with age; petiole to 0.5 mm long.

Flowers sessile, in head-like clusters at end of branches. Hypanthium silky, free part extending 2–2.5 mm above the ovary. Sepals ovate, c. 1 mm long. Petals 1–1.5 mm long. Stamens 2–4 mm long. Ovary 2- or 3-locular; style 6–7 mm long.

Fruit 6.5 mm long, 2.5–3 mm diam., dehiscent.

Flowering: spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath on swampy ground or in eucalypt woodland, on the escarpment ranges from the northern Budawang Ra. to Braidwood district.
NSW subdivisions: SC, ST
AVH map***

Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Toelken (2016)

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***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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