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Pimelea spicata R.Br.
Family Thymelaeaceae
Pimelea spicata R.Br. APNI*

Description: Slender decumbent or erect shrub to 50 cm high, stems glabrous.

Leaves narrow-elliptic to elliptic, 5–20 mm long, 2–8 mm wide, acute to obtuse.

Flowers in racemes compact when young, elongated and interrupted at maturity; peduncle to 14 mm long at maturity, glabrous; pedicels glabrous. Bracts absent. Involucre often apparently present in the bud owing to the closeness of stem leaves. Flowers bisexual, white often tinged with pink, 7–10 mm long, sepals sparsely hairy.

Fruit c. 2.5 mm long, green.


Illustration
L. Elkan

Habit
Photo J. Plaza

Flower
Photo J. Plaza

Fruit
Photo L. von Richter

Distribution and occurrence: Grows on the coast from Lansdowne to Shellharbour and inland to Penrith; rare.
NSW subdivisions: CC

Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


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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