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Euphorbiaceae: Amperea xiphoclada

Novae Holl, Fl., 135

Species

Amperea xiphoclada

Original Distribution

Australia

Habitat

Dry forest or woodland

Extinction Data

IUCN = N/a, Amperea xiphoclada var. pedicellata R.F.J. Hend. is listed as PRESUMED EXTINCT on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act, Listed Extinct by WCMC 1996

Description

A leafless or nearly leafless undershrub of dry forest and woodland. The stems are strongly 3 or 4 angled. The fruit is three parted

Number of Specimens at Kew

30

Specimen Type (Y/N)

Y

Kew Herbcat Barcode Number

K000518022

Collector

Novae Holl, Fl.

Collector Number

135

Other Information

Type from New South Wales

Information Sources

Briggs, J.D. & Leigh, J.H. (1996) Rare or threatened Australian Plants. CSIRO publishing, Melbourne. Walter, K.S. and Gillett, H.J. (eds) (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK