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Allocasuarina simulans L.A.S.Johnson
Family Casuarinaceae
Allocasuarina simulans L.A.S.Johnson APNI*

Description: Dioecious shrub 1–3 m high.

Branchlets to 19 cm long; articles 13–22 mm long, 0.9–1.3 mm diam.; ridges rounded-convex to broadly angular; teeth 6, erect, often slightly overlapping at least at bases, eventually withering, 0.5–1.1 mm long.

Cones with sterile apex to c. 12 mm long, peduncle 3–14 mm long; cone body 14–33 mm long (excluding sterile apex); bracteoles broad-acute to obtuse. Samara 4.5–6.0 mm long, black.


Illustration
C. Wardrop

Fruit
Photo Karen L Wilson

Distribution and occurrence: Nabiac to Forster and Booti Booti areas.

In heath on sand.
NSW subdivisions: NC

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Vulnerable ROTAP: 2VCa
AVH map***

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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