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Acrothamnus hookeri (Sond.) Quinn
Mountain Beard-heath
A plant with tiny flowers found in sub-alpine regions of Australia. It was previously known as Leucopogon hookeri. Distinguished from Acrothamnus montanus by the hairy flowers.


Acrothamnus hookeri Acrothamnus hookeri
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
Location:Road to Lake Augusta, Tasmania Location:Monpeelyata Road, Little Pine Lagoon,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚53.614S 146˚38.688E GPS coordinates: 42˚02.843S 146˚39.914E
  Date of photo:2 January 2016 Date of photo:3 January 2016
  Field No.: 3729 Field No.: 3766
     
Acrothamnus hookeri Acrothamnus hookeri
 
Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Road to Lake Augusta, Tasmania Location:Road to Lake Augusta, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚53.614S 146˚38.688E GPS coordinates: 41˚53.614S 146˚38.688E
  Date of photo:2 January 2016 Date of photo:2 January 2016
  Field No.: 3729 Field No.: 3729

 

References (accessed 5 March 2017):

http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/EPACRIDS/sLeucopogon_hookeri.htm

Quinn, C.J., Brown, E.A., Heslewood, M.M. & Crayn, D.M., (2005) Generic concepts in Styphelieae (Ericaceae): the Cyathodes group. Australian Systematic Botany 18(5): 439-454

Kirkpatrick J, (1997) Alpine Tasmania, Oxford University Press

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Acrothamnus hookeri