Callitris oblonga subsp. corangensis K.D.Hill APNI*
Description: Small tree or shrub, to 5 m high; foliage dark green.
Leaves usually 4–5 mm long.
Female cones sessile or on short fruiting branchlets occurring singly or in dense clusters on the branches and remaining after maturity; cones ovoid, female cones 14–18 mm long, 10–15 mm diam.; cone scales thick, each tapering above to an apex usually thickened by a short dorsal point, the alternate scales very much reduced, about half as long as the intervening scales; columella short, often 3-lobed.
Distribution and occurrence: This vulnerable subspecies is confined to the Southern Tablelands (N.S.W.).
Usually in sand near banks of streams.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by G. J. Harden & J. Thompson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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