Allocasuarina rupicola L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Description: Dioecious slender shrub, 1–3 m high.
Branchlets to 18 cm long; articles 8–11 mm long, 0.7–0.9 mm diam.; teeth 7 or 8, rarely withering, 0.2–0.6 mm long.
Cones on peduncle 2–14 mm long; cone body 6–19 mm long, 6–10 mm diam.; bracteoles obtuse to truncate. Samara 2.8–5.0 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Boonoo Boonoo Falls area.
In clefts in granite near creeks.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RC-
Close to A. rigida, but teeth not spreading when fresh.
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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