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Zieria odorifera subsp. warrabahensis Duretto & P.I.Forst.
Family Rutaceae
Zieria odorifera subsp. warrabahensis Duretto & P.I.Forst. APNI*

Description: Erect shrub to 40 cm tall. Branches with a moderately dense indumentum of mainly stellate and some bifid hairs.

Leaves sparsely pilose sometimes with hairs concentrated on midribs; petioles 1–1.5 mm long, glandular verrucose; terminal leaflets narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, 2.5–5 × 1–3 mm, margins slightly to obviously glandular dentate, adaxial surface not glandular verrucose.

Inflorescence usually longer than the subtending leaves, 1–3-flowered; peduncle 3–5 mm long, sparsely stellate hairy; pedicels 1–1.5 mm long, with 1 mm, abaxial surfaces glabrous or with a sparse indumentum of minute stellate hairs. Petals c. 2.5 × 1.2 mm, adaxial surface sparsely pilose, abaxial surface with a dense stellate indumentum. Gynoecium glabrous.

Cocci and seed not seen.

Flowering: Flowers have been collected in September and October.

Distribution and occurrence: Occasional and localised in its distribution, this species is restricted to Warrabah N.P. where it is found growing in skeletal sandy soils over granite in herbland, heath, and woodland of Eucalyptus prava and Callitris endlicheri.
NSW subdivisions: NT

Threatened species: NSW BCA: Critically Endangered
AVH map***

This subspecies is named after the range it is apparently restricted to.

Text by Louisa Murray
Taxon concept: Duretto & Forster (2008) New subspecies for Zieria odorifera from New South Wales, Austrobaileya 7(4): 681–690.

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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