Callistemon linearifolius (Link) DC. APNI*
Description: Shrub c. 3–4 m high.
Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, mostly 8–10 cm long and 5–7 mm wide, rarely up to 14 cm long and 12 mm wide, apex acute, margins thickened, lateral veins distinct.
Spikes usually 9–10 cm long, c. 50 mm diam., not leafy; rachis pubescent at flowering. Filaments red. Capsules c. 7 mm diam.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on the coast and adjacent ranges, chiefly from Georges R. to the Hawkesbury R.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC
Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Vulnerable
Text by R. D. Spencer & P. F. Lumley
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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