Kunzea rupestris Blakely APNI*
Description: Clonal shrub to c. 1.5 m high; young stems villous or pubescent.
Leaves oblanceolate, 6–11 mm long, 1.5–3 mm wide, apex acute, villous to ± glabrous; petiole c. 0.5 mm long.
Flowers white to cream, sessile, in head-like clusters at end of branches. Hypanthium densely villous. Sepals triangular, 1–1.5 mm long. Petals 1–1.5 mm long. Stamens 5 mm long. Ovary 2-locular, placentation apical; style 5–6 mm long.
Fruit 4–5 mm long, c. 2.5 mm diam., indehiscent.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath on rock platforms; known only from between Lower Portland and Kuring-gai Chase N.P..
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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