Amperea xiphoclada var. pedicellata R.J.F.Hend. APNI*
Description: Erect shrub to 60 cm high, with rigid, angular branches, sometimes leafless; usually monoecious.
Leaves alternate, lower leaves cuneate to oblong, 5–10 mm long, often toothed; upper leaves linear, scale-like, usually <10 mm long, margins entire; stipules fringed, reddish brown.
Flowers few in sessile clusters surrounded by ovate, fringed bracts. Perianth 2–3 mm long.
Capsule ovoid, c. 4 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Presumed Extinct; Commonwealth EPBC: Extinct
This variety is considered data-deficient by Saving our Species (SoS, DPIE) which means a conservation project cannot be developed for it. Visit their website and contact SoS if you have additional information.
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