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Gaudium deanei (Joy Thomps.) Peter G.Wilson
Family Myrtaceae
Gaudium deanei (Joy Thomps.) Peter G.Wilson APNI*

Synonyms: Leptospermum deanei Joy Thomps. APNI*

Description: Shrub to 5 m high, with bark peeling in long strips; younger stems silky or glabrous.

Leaves narrow-elliptic to oblanceolate, 10–15 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, incurved, glabrous; apex broad-acute, infolded, point blunt, soft; base tapering; sessile.

Flowers solitary, c. 8–10 mm diam., white. Hypanthium 3 mm long, mostly glabrous. Sepals c. 1.5 mm long, ciliate. Petals c. 5 mm long. Stamens 1–1.5 mm long. Ovary 4- or 5-locular.

Fruit c. 3.5 mm diam., mostly glabrous; valves exerted after opening.

Flowering: October–November

Distribution and occurrence: Rare, only occurring in Lane Cove River watershed, Sydney.

Forested slopes.
NSW subdivisions: CC

Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
AVH map***

Can hybridise with G. trinervium where they co-occur.

Text by J. Thompson & V. Logan
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)

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