Callitris oblonga A.Rich. & Rich. APNI*
Description: Small tree or shrub, to 5 m high; foliage dark green.
Leaves usually 4–5 mm long.
Female cones sessile or on short fruiting branchlets occurring singly or in dense clusters on the branches and remaining after maturity; cones ovoid, 12–24 mm long, 10–24 mm long; cone scales thick, each tapering above to an apex usually thickened by a short dorsal point, the alternate scales very much reduced; columella short, often 3-lobed.
Distribution and occurrence: Usually grows in sand near banks of streams; in scrub and open forest, scattered along the eastern side of the tablelands, rare in N.S.W.
NSW subdivisions: NT, ST
Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Vulnerable
Text by G. J. Harden & J. Thompson
| ||Key to the subspecies|| |
|1||Female cones 14–18 mm long, 10–15 mm diam.; alternate scales about half as long as the intervening scales.||subsp. corangensis|
|Female cones 12–15 mm long, 10–14 mm diam.; alternate scales about two-thirds as long as intervening scales.||subsp. parva|
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