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Species profile—Apatophyllum olsenii

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Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → CelastraceaeApatophyllum olsenii

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Celastraceae
Scientific name
Apatophyllum olsenii McGill.
WildNet taxon ID
11115
Alternate name(s)
Many Peaks apatophyllum
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Short Notes
BRI 147586
Description
Apatophyllum olsenii is a shrub to 1m tall with hairless branchlets. The leaves may or may not have a short stalk. Leaves are linear, 8-22mm long and 0.7-1.2mm wide. The flowers are solitary with 5 overlapping petals are triangular in shape and 0.9-1mm long. The fruit is inversely egg-shaped, a 1 or 2-seeded slightly compressed capsule, 7-7.5mm long and 2.5-4.5mm wide. The seeds are cylindrical, 4.5mm long, 2mm wide and dark purplish-brown. (Jessup 1984)
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Distribution
Apatophyllum olsenii is only known to occur in the Many Peaks Range, south of Gladstone, in central-eastern Queensland. (Herbrecs 2008)
Distributional limits
-24.1264758, 151.2760677
-24.5817506, 151.4177359
Range derivation
Range derived from extent of the taxon's verified records
Habitat
Apatophyllum olsenii grows on granite ridges in open forest habitat.
Notes
Contributors: Ailsa Holland, Mellisa Mayhew 27/01/2009
References
Herbrecs (2008). Apatophyllum olsenii, in BriMapper version 2.12. Queensland Herbarium. Accessed 23/09/2008.
Jessup, L.W. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Australia, volume 22: 165.
Profile author
Ailsa Holland (27/01/2009)

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=11115

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
25 January 2022
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