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Zieria fraseri Hook. subsp. fraseri Family Rutaceae
Zieria fraseri subsp. fraseri Hook. APNI*

Synonyms: Zieria fraseri subsp. A sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Zieria fraseri subsp. A sensu Armstrong (1991) Hook. APNI*

Description: Erect bushy shrub to c. 1.5 m high.

Leaves with central leaflet narrow-elliptic to obovate, 6–35 mm long, 1.5–8 mm wide, apex acute to obtuse, mucronate; margins slightly recurved; upper surface dark green, dotted with oil glands,mostly glabrous; lower surface pale green to whitish, shortly stellate-pubescent; petiole 2–8 mm long.

Inflorescences shorter or longer than leaves, commonly 6-flowered (range 3–35). Calyx lobes broad-triangular, 1.5–2.5 mm long, hirsute except for glabrous apex. Petals c. 5 mm long, imbricate, pale pink, stellate-pubescent. Style glabrous.

Cocci usually glabrous, dotted with oil glands,with a terminal appendage.


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Flowering: Flowers spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on rocky ridges and base of cliffs in sandy soil; confined to the McPherson Range in N.S.W.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Branches dotted with oil glands, pubescent with bifid and predominantly stellate hairs, glabrescent.

Text by Clare Herscovitch
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APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***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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