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Gossia macilwraithensis

Family

Myrtaceae

Botanical Name

Gossia macilwraithensis N.Snow & Guymer

Snow, N. & Guymer, G. P. (2003) Systematic Botany Monographs 65: 63. Type: Qld, Timber Reserve 14 Kesteven, 13 deg 44, 143 deg 20, 22 Oct 1981, B. Hyland 11148; Holo: BRI; Iso: QRS.

Synonyms

Austromyrtus sp. (McIlwraith Range BH 11148), : (), Type: ?.

Stem

Living bark layer quite thin. Dead bark layered.

Leaves

Leaf blades about 2-3.3 x 1.2-2.2 cm. Petioles short, about 0.1 cm long. Oil dots numerous, closely spaced. Terminal buds clothed in pale prostrate hairs.

Flowers

Petals and calyx lobes pubescent adaxially. Petals about 4-5 mm long, oil dots difficult to distinguish, about 50 or more per petal.

Fruit

Features not available.

Seedlings

Features not available.

Distribution and Ecology

Probably endemic to Queensland, occurs in CYP and NEQ. Altitudinal range from 400-600 m. Grows as an understory tree in well developed upland rain forest.

CYP

X

NEQ

X

Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)

X

Tree

X

RFK Code

663