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Callistemon linearifolius (Link) DC.
Family Myrtaceae
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.


Habitat
Photo A.E. Orme

Habit
Photo A.E. Orme

Flower
Photo S. Lewer

Fruit
Photo A.E. Orme

Other photo
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Flowering: spring–summer.

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
AVH map***

Text by R. D. Spencer & P. F. Lumley
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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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