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Homoranthus croftianus J.T.Hunter
Family Myrtaceae
Homoranthus croftianus J.T.Hunter APNI*

Description: Erect shrub to 2 m high; glabrous.

Leaves linear, ± terete, 2.5–11 mm long, 0.4–0.7 mm thick, 0.3–0.5 mm wide, apex acuminate; petiole 0.1–0.5 mm long.

Flowers solitary in axils of undifferentiated shoots, greenish to cream, or red; bracteoles caducous, 5–6 mm long; peduncles 0.7–1.4 mm long. Hypanthium cylindrical, 1.5–3 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide, 5-ribbed, with multicellular trichomes between the ribs in basal half. Sepals 2–3 mm long, apex subtruncate, undivided or with to 3 slender lobes at apex. Petals ± elliptic or obovate 1–1.2 mm long, margins entire. Style 3–5 mm long.


Illustration
Vanessa Hunter

Habit
Photo A.E. Orme

Flower
Photo A.E. Orme

Other photo
Photo A.E. Orme

Flowering: Flowers September–January

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in shrubland and low woodland on granite outcrops; rare, apparently confined to Bolivia Hill (N of Deepwater).
NSW subdivisions: NT

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered
AVH map***

Text by G.J. Harden
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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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