Common name: Bulloak, Buloke
Allocasuarina luehmannii (R.T.Baker) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Casuarina luehmannii R.T.Baker APNI*
Description: Dioecious tree 5–15 m high.
Articles sometimes waxy, of slightly greater diam. near their apex than towards their base, 8–22 mm long; teeth 10–14.
Cones on peduncle 0–5 mm long; bracteoles acute to obtuse, with obtuse protuberance much shorter than the bracteole body and diverging near base.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in most of the State except the far west. Also in Qld, Vic, SA.
scattered in woodland on non-calcareous soils.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP, CT
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A.
Buloke (Allocasuarina luehmannii) Woodland in the Riverina and Murray-Darling Depression bioregions is listed as an Endangered Ecological Community (http://threatenedspecies.environment.nsw.gov.au/tsprofile/profile.aspx?id=20082; see also minor amendment at http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/determinations/allocasurarinleuhmanni36a.htm)
Text by K. L. Wilson & L. A. S. Johnson (1990); edited KL Wilson (Feb, April 2014)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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