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Leptospermum sejunctum Joy Thomps.
Family Myrtaceae
Leptospermum sejunctum Joy Thomps. APNI*

Description: Shrub 1–1.5 m high, with close grey bark, younger stems almost glabrous.

Leaves aromatic, oblanceolate to elliptic, 10–20 mm long, 3–4 mm wide, flat, thick glands prominent; apex tapering, point blunt and folded; base tapering; sessile.

Flowers apparently solitary. Hypanthium glands conspicuous, c. 2 mm long. Sepals c. 2 mm long, mostly glabrous. Petals not seen. Stamens c. 2 mm long. Ovary 5-locular.

Fruit c. 8 mm diam., pedicel absent in older fruit, valves rarely extended beyond the rim.


Photo © ANBG

Flowering: : not known.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on sandy soil over sandstone, confined to the Nowra district.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC

Threatened species: ROTAP: 2K
AVH map***

Text by J. Thompson & V. Logan
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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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