Leptospermum whitei Cheel APNI*
Synonyms: Agonis elliptica var. angustifolia C.T.White & W.D.Francis APNI*
Description: Shrub to > 3 m high with fibrous flaking bark, younger stems pubescent.
Leaves usually broad- to narrow-elliptic, to 25 mm long, mostly 3–4 mm wide, mostly glabrescent, apex usually tapering, acute, point blunt, incurved, base tapering, scarcely petiolate.
Flowers several together, c. 10 mm diam., white. Hypanthium 2–3 mm long, silky. Sepals c. 1.5 mm long, pubescent. Petals 3–5 mm long. Stamens c. 1.5 mm long. Ovary 3-locular.
Fruit 3–4 mm diam., pubescent, valves not exserted, later raised slightly.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath in sandy, swampy coastal soils north from Coffs Harbour.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by J. Thompson & V. Logan
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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