Apatophyllum constablei McGill. APNI*
Description: Diffuse many-branched shrub to 40 cm high, glabrous.
Leaves needle-shaped, 7–15 mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide, lower surface furrowed; sessile; stipules subulate, to 3 mm long, with slender lobes near base.
Flowers solitary on pedicels 2–2.5 mm long, greenish cream; bracteoles 0.5–1 mm long. Sepals c. 1 mm long. Petals 1.2–1.5 mm long. Ovary partly immersed in disc; style 0.3 mm long.
Capsule compressed-pyriform, 4–5 mm long, 2–3 mm wide; seeds 2.5–3 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Known from a rocky hillside at the base of sandstone cliffs near Glen Davis.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2EC-
Text by T. A. James
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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