Allocasuarina glareicola L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Description: Dioecious or monoecious depauperate shrub 1–2 m high.
Branchlets to 20 cm long; articles 5–11 mm long, 0.5–0.7 mm diam.; teeth 5–7, erect to slightly spreading, not withering, 0.2–0.5 mm long.
Cones on peduncle 4–7 mm long; cone body 10–13 mm long, 7–8 mm diam.; bracteoles broad-acute to obtuse with tiny mucro, protuberance much shorter than bracteole body. Samara 3.0–3.5 mm long
Distribution and occurrence: Restricted to a few small populations in and near Castlereagh State Forest, NE of Penrith.
In open forest on lateritic soil.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered ROTAP: 2E
Text by K. L. Wilson & L. A. S. Johnson (1993); edited KL Wilson (Feb 2017)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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.