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Phebalium squamulosum

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Phebalium squamulosum is a shrub or tree species which is endemic to eastern Australia. It is known by the common names scaly phebalium or forest phebalium, the latter shared with the related species Leionema ambiens.[2][3] It grows to between 1 and 7 metres in height.[3]

There are a number of recognised subspecies as follows:

  • P. squamulosum subsp. alpinum (Benth.) Paul G.Wilson — Alpine Phebalium
  • P. squamulosum subsp. argenteum Paul G.Wilson — Silvery Phebalium
  • P. squamulosum subsp. coriaceum Paul G.Wilson
  • P. squamulosum subsp. gracile Paul G.Wilson
  • P. squamulosum subsp. lineare Paul G.Wilson
  • P. squamulosum subsp. ozothamnoides (F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson — Mountain Phebalium
  • P. squamulosum Vent. subsp. squamulosum — Forest Phebalium
  • P. squamulosum subsp. verrucosum Paul G.Wilson

Cultivation

Phebalium squamulosum is cultivated as an ornamental flowering shrub. The species is frost tolerant and performs best in a well-drained, partially shaded position with a cool, moist root zone.[4]

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References

  1. ^ "Phebalium squamulosum". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2 May 2010.
  2. ^ Corrick, M.G. & Fuhrer, B.A. (2001). Wildflowers of Victoria and adjoining areas. Australia: Bloomings Books. ISBN 1-876473-14-2.
  3. ^ a b "Phebalium squamulosum". PlantNET — New South Wales Flora Online. Retrieved 2 May 2010.
  4. ^ Greig, D. (1987). The Australian Gardener's Wildflower Catalogue. Australia: Angus & Robertson. ISBN 0-207-15460-0.

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Phebalium squamulosum: Brief Summary

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Phebalium squamulosum is a shrub or tree species which is endemic to eastern Australia. It is known by the common names scaly phebalium or forest phebalium, the latter shared with the related species Leionema ambiens. It grows to between 1 and 7 metres in height.

There are a number of recognised subspecies as follows:

P. squamulosum subsp. alpinum (Benth.) Paul G.Wilson — Alpine Phebalium P. squamulosum subsp. argenteum Paul G.Wilson — Silvery Phebalium P. squamulosum subsp. coriaceum Paul G.Wilson P. squamulosum subsp. gracile Paul G.Wilson P. squamulosum subsp. lineare Paul G.Wilson P. squamulosum subsp. ozothamnoides (F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson — Mountain Phebalium P. squamulosum Vent. subsp. squamulosum — Forest Phebalium P. squamulosum subsp. verrucosum Paul G.Wilson
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