Isopogon fletcheri F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Multi-stemmed, ± glabrous shrub to 1.5 m high, stems longitudinally ridged.
Leaves oblanceolate to linear, 4–12 cm long, 5–20 mm wide, apex with a blunt callous point, tapering gradually to an almost sessile base, margins entire, leathery; midvein prominent, secondary veins few at acute angles, faint.
Inflorescences terminal, ± globose. Flowers sessile. Perianth c. 15 mm long, glabrous, creamish green. Fruiting cones ± globose, 15–20 mm diam.
Nuts 2–3 mm long and covered with hairs 5–6 mm long.
Flowering: spring and summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest and heath on sandstone; confined to sheltered moist positions on the escarpment in the Blackheath district of the Blue Mtns, rare.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: D.B. Foreman (1995)
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