Allocasuarina mackliniana L.A.S.Johnson

Fl. Australia 3: 196 (1989) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Dioecious, rarely monoecious, shrub 0.5–3 m high; penultimate branchlets woody. Bark smooth. Branchlets ascending, to 20 cm long; internodes 7–17 mm long, 0.8–1.4 mm diam., smooth, pubescent or glabrous in furrows; ribs slightly rounded. Teeth 7–10, recurved to spreading, 0.7–2 mm long, usually overlapping at least at bases, strongly withered. Male spikes very dense and thick, 1-4 cm long, 4–10 whorls per cm; anther 0.8–1.5 mm long; bracteoles persistent. Cones cylindric, occasionally broader than long, sessile or on peduncle to 3 mm long; cone body 12–22(–30) mm long, 8–14(–20) mm diam.; valves in several rows, hardly extending beyond cone body, obtuse to broadly acute, pyramidal protuberance slightly shorter than bracteole body. Winged seeds 5–8 mm long, dark red-brown to black.

Brid, DunT, Glep, GGr, LoM, MuM, VVP, Wim.

3 subspecies are recognised, all in Victoria. See also notes under Allocasuarina paradoxa.

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, 2019-12-04
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Allocasuarina mackliniana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Allocasuarina mackliniana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native

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