Leptospermum gregarium Joy Thomps. APNI*
Description: Shrub c. 2 m high, close bark shed in strips or flakes, younger stems pubescent.
Leaves broad-obovate to oblanceolate, mostly 5–10 mm long, usually 2.5–4 mm wide, incurved, thick, glands prominent, pubescent; apex obtuse to broad acute, point often blunt; base tapering to a very short broad petiole.
Flowers usually solitary, 8–10 mm diam., white. Hypanthium glands obvious, c. 3 mm long, pubescent. Sepals 1.5–2 mm long, pubescent. Petals 3–4 mm long. Stamens 1.5–2 mm long. Ovary 5-locular.
Fruit 4–8 mm diam., surface lifting, later gnarled, valves only occasionally spread beyond rim.
Distribution and occurrence: In high-altitude swamps and along rocky stream banks, north from Nundle district.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by J. Thompson & V. Logan
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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