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Codonocarpus pyramidalis (F.Muell.) F.Muell.
Family Gyrostemonaceae
Codonocarpus pyramidalis (F.Muell.) F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Shrub or small tree, often several-stemmed.

Leaves linear, 3–11 cm long, 1–3 mm wide; ± sessile; stipules often viscid.

Male flowers on pedicel 1 mm long, stamens 13–19. Female flowers on pedicel 12–20 mm long, often reflexed; carpels 27–40.

Fruit 9–15 mm long; column club-shaped; seeds tightly U-shaped, 3 mm long, smooth.

Distribution and occurrence: Chiefly grows in rocky sites on hillsides and along creeks. Apparently now confined to the Flinders Ranges and NE Eyre Peninsula, S.A., but collected early this century along the Darling R.
NSW subdivisions: SFWP
Other Australian states: S.A.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Presumed Extinct; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
AVH map***

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 G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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