Bertya sp. Clouds Creek (M.Fatemi 4) APNI*
Description: Monoecious shrub to 3 m high; branchlets are terete, densely hairy with golden-brown stellate hairs.
Leaves opposite, linear, with stipitate basal glands; lamina 50–75 mm or more long, 9–17 mm wide, hairs stellate above, densely stellate below.
Capsules globose, 12 mm long, 10 mm wide.
Flowering: Spring till early Summer.
Distribution and occurrence: North-eastern N.S.W. Occurs from the Gibraltar Range to the Macleay Gorges
Occurs in heath or low shrubland vegetation at altitudes to 1000 m, on steep, rocky slopes in shallow soil.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: M. Fatemi, plus text adapted from NSW threatened species listing.
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