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Callitris muelleri (Parl.) F.Muell.
Family Cupressaceae
Callitris muelleri (Parl.) F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Small tree or shrub with erect branches.

Mature leaves mostly 5–10 mm long, juvenile leaves longer, occasionally remaining on branches bearing cones.

Female cones solitary or several together on fruiting branchlets, remaining on the branches after maturity, usually depressed-globose, 20–30 mm diam.; cone scales each with a dorsal point near the apex, alternate scales narrower, tapering to the apex and usually shorter, larger scales broader and angled above; columella 1–4 mm long, 3-lobed or 3-angled.


Distribution and occurrence: in rocky places, especially on sandstone escarpments in the coastal ranges, from Mt Coricudgy south to Eden.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden & J. Thompson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


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***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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