Zieria tuberculata J.A.Armstr. APNI*
Synonyms: Zieria sp. C sensu Armstrong (1991) APNI*
Description: Bushy shrub to 3.5 m high: branches warted, stellate-pubescent, glabrescent.
Leaves with central leaflet linear, 25–50 mm long, 2–3.5 mm wide, apex rounded, margins ± toothed; upper surface sparsely to moderately stellate-pubescent, densely warted, dull green; lower surface warted, stellate-tomentose, whitish; petiole 4–8 mm long.
Inflorescences shorter than leaves, initially compact but then expanding, many-flowered; bracts ± caducous, 6–13 mm long. Calyx lobes narrow-traingular with apex attenuate, 1.5–2.5 mm long, pubescent. Petals c. 2.5–4 mm long, imbricate, creamy-white, pubescent.
Cocci ± warted, glabrous, lacking an appendage.
Flowering: Flowers late winter to spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath on margins of sclerophyll forest on exposed rocky outcrops; Cambewarra Ra. and the Mt Dromedarry district.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by J. A. Armstrong & G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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