Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Gossia macilwraithensis N.Snow & Guymer

Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)
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Flower [not vouchered]. © G. Sankowsky
Young leaves and flowers [not vouchered]. © G. Sankowsky
Leaves [not vouchered]. © G. Sankowsky
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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.


Living bark layer quite thin. Dead bark layered.


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.


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


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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.

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