Leptospermum namadgiense Lyne APNI*
Synonyms: Leptospermum namadgiensis Lyne APNI*
Description: Shrub to c. 1 m high or lower and procumbent in exposed sites; bark shed in strips or flaky layers, younger stems silky.
Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, ± concave, 3.5–9 mm long, 1.5–3.7 mm wide, both surfaces silky, silvery to greyish green, or occasionally ± glabrous; apex acute or shortly acuminate; base tapering into petiole c. 1 mm long.
Flowers 1 or 2 together, 6–10 mm diam., white or flushed pink. Hypanthium c. 2.5 mm long, tapering into pedicel, villous with spreading white hairs. Sepals c. 1.5 mm long, persistent, villous. Petals 2.5–3 mm long. Stamens to c. 1 mm long. Ovary 3-locular.
Fruit 2–2.5 mm diam., villous, with base tapering into pedicel; valves not much exserted.
Flowering: Flowers December and January
Distribution and occurrence: Scabby Range, ACT-NSW border, between 1500-1820 m alt.
Grows in crevices on rocky escarpments.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Species published with an incorrect ending. This has been corrected in accordance with Article 32.2 of the International Code of Nomenclature (2012).
Text by J. Thompson & V. Logan
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2, edn 2 (2002)
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