Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus J.M.Powell APNI*
Synonyms: Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. A Maiden & Betche APNI*
Description: Densely branched shrub to 1.8 m high; branchlets scabrous.
Leaves oblong-linear, 3.7–8 mm long, 1.4–3.1 mm wide; apex acute, tip pungent to 1.0 mm long; base truncate; margins entire or minutely toothed; lamina thin, convex, striate-ribbed on lower surface; petiole to 0.3 mm.
Flowers pendent, 1–3 plus rudiment in spikes crowded at end of branches, white; recurved peduncles to 1.5 mm long; bracteoles 1.2–1.6 mm long. Sepals 2.6–3.3 mm long. Corolla tube 2.6–3.7mm long, sparsely pubescent above middle; lobes erect at base, 2.4–3.8 mm long; ovary 0.9–1 mm long; style 3.9–5.5 mm long;
Fruit ellipsoid, 3–3.3 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll woodland on clayey soils, south from Mt Werong.
NSW subdivisions: CT, ST, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by J. M. Powell, except for groups with contributors listed
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