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Leucopogon rodwayi Summerh.
Family Ericaceae
Subfamily Epacridoideae
Leucopogon rodwayi Summerh. APNI*

Description: Erect to spreading shrub 25–80 cm high; branchlets sparsely pubescent.

Leaves narrow-ovate to elliptic, 3.8–10.5 mm long, 0.9–1.9 mm wide margins recurved, sparsely toothed to ciliate; lamina glabrous, concolorous, upper surface flat to convex, lower surface striate-veined; petiole to 1 mm.

Flowers pendent, 6–15 together in spikes up to 8 mm long, white; bracteoles 0.8–1 mm long. Sepals 1–1.35 mm long. Corolla tube 0.6–0.8 mm long, glabrous; lobes 0.6–0.9 mm long.

Fruit ovoid to obovoid, c. 2.3 mm long, smooth, glabrous.


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Flowering: February–October, mainly April and August-September

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in coastal heath in skeletal sand on ridge tops and rock platforms; from Broadwater to Myall Lakes and also at Jervis Bay.
NSW subdivisions: NC, SC
AVH map***

Text by J. M. Powell, except for groups with contributors listed
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


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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