Almaleea cambagei (Maiden & Betche) Crisp & P.H.Weston APNI*
Synonyms: Pultenaea cambagei Maiden & Betche APNI*
Description: Erect shrub to 1 m high; stems sparsely to densely appressed-pubescent.
Leaves linear to narrow-oblong, 3–10 mm long, 0.5–1.5 mm wide, concave, obtuse, not incurved; margins incurved to involute; lower surface usually tuberculate, usually pubescent when young, soon glabrescent, usually lacking a central purplish streak.
Bracts 2–3 mm long, densely hairy; outer bracts narrow-ovate, inner bracts linear. Pedicels 1–3.5 mm long. Bracteoles densely hairy. Calyx 4–5 mm long; tube and lobes moderately to densely villous. Standard 8–9 mm long.
Pod 3–5 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: in swampy heath on granite above 1000 m altitude; Glencoe to the Torrington area.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
This species 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.
Text by P. H. Weston & M. D. Crisp
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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