Key to Tasmanian Dicots

Leptecophylla juniperina(formerly known as Cyathodes juniperina, C. parvifolia and C. oxycedrus; Ericaceae) 2:427


Leptecophylla juniperina (= Cyathodes juniperina; Cheeseberry) is a dense shrub with sharply pointed leaves. It grows in a wide range of habitats, from sea level to alpine areas. There are several varieties:

var parvifolia (= C. parvifolia) is an alpine and subalpine plant with small leaves (5-6mm long). The other varieties have leaves at least 8mm long.

var oxycedrus (= Cyathodes oxycedrus) grows near the coast and has a denser habit than the other varieties

var juniperina is widespread in wet forests, alpine and subalpine areas


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