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Common name: Stringybark She-Oak
Allocasuarina inophloia (F.Muell. & F.M.Bailey) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Casuarina inophloia F.Muell. & F.M.Bailey APNI*
Description: Dioecious small tree, with open spreading crown, 3–10 m high; bark distinctively finely ribbony-fibrous.
Branchlets drooping or ascending; articles 4–7 mm long, 0.5–0.6 mm diam.; ridges slightly rounded-convex; teeth erect, not overlapping.
Cones on peduncle 3–8 mm long; cone body 10–20 mm long, 9–12 mm diam.; bracteoles usually divided into 3 or 4 rugose pyramidal bodies with acute to obtuse apex (or rarely with only 1 pyramidal protuberance). Samara 5.0–6.0 mm long, dark brown.
Distribution and occurrence: Torrington and Emmaville to Yetman and Warialda, also in Clarence River valley; also in southern Qld.
In woodland on ironstone or sandstone ridges.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT, NWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. L. Wilson & L. A. S. Johnson (1990); edited KL Wilson (Feb 2014)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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