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Variation in Pultenaea juniperina Labill.

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Curtis, Winifred M 1943 , 'Variation in Pultenaea juniperina Labill.' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania , pp. 197-198 .

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Abstract

The genus Pultenaea Smith, endemic in Australia, is one of the largest genera of Australian legumes. Seventy-five species were recognised by Bentham (1864), and of these, fourteen are recorded from Tasmania. Pultenaea juniperina Labill. is abundant throughout Tasmania, being found in a wide range of habitats at all altitudes between sea-level and 4000 ft. The plant, which forms an erect much branched shrub several feet in height, bears simple pungent, evergreen leaves 1/4 to 1/2 an inch in length, each leaf spreading approximately at a right angle from a short petiole, which is adpressed to the stem. Small stipules are present.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Curtis, Winifred M
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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