Allocasuarina mackliniana subsp. xerophila L.A.S.Johnson

Fl. Australia 3: 197 (1989) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Branchlet internodes 7–13 mm long, 0.8–1.4 mm diam.; furrows pubescent when young, usually becoming glabrous; ribs nearly flat to slightly rounded. Teeth 7 or 8, 0.7–1.5 mm long. Male spikes with 8–11 (rarely c. 4) whorls perer 0.8–1.5 mm long. Flowers Mar., Aug.–Nov.

DunT, Glep, GGr, LoM, MuM, Wim. Also SA. Found from Little Desert to Wyperfeld National Park, in heath on sandy soils.

Subspecies xerophila is intermediate between the other 2 subspecies and at the edges of its range can intergrade to them.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1996). Casuarinaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-04-03
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Allocasuarina mackliniana subsp. xerophila in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Allocasuarina mackliniana subsp. xerophila in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native

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South Australia