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Bertya glandulosa
Family Euphorbiaceae
Bertya glandulosa APNI*

Description: Shrub to 4 m high, young growth yellowish hairy, ± glabrous, sometimes viscid.

Leaves narrow-linear, 10–30 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, margins strongly revolute, upper surface scabrous.

Flowers ± sessile; bracts 6, thick, unequal with the outer ones linear, the inner ones mostly acuminate from a broad base. Male perianth segments glabrous, often viscid. Female perianth segments enlarging to 10 mm long and enclosing the capsule; ovary glabrous; styles divided to below the middle, usually trifid.

Capsule c. 8 mm long, glabrous.


Flowering: early Spring to Summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Rare, confined to the Wallangarra area.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2KC-
AVH map***

Text by T. A. James & G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: D.A. Halford & R.J.F. Henderson (2002)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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