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Dracophyllum ophioliticum

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Natural Science Specimen

  • Classifier
  • Type
  • Scientific Name
    Dracophyllum ophioliticum S.Venter
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, South Island, Takaka, Kahurangi National Park - Takaka Valley, Camp Creek near Asbestos Cottage
  • Field Collection Date
    22 Apr 2000
  • Field Collection Notes
    ISOTYPE of Dracophyllum ophioliticum S.Ventor. Holotype is CHR 541993, cited by Venter in NZ J Bot. 40: 43 (2002). "Locally common. Greybrown clay loam. Aspect: East. Slope: 5 -30. Lithology: Serpentine with asbestos veins. Shrub 50cm tall with prostrate branches on ground up to 2m long. Bark grey, finely fissured. Leaves spreading, glaucous to light green. Flowers white, scented. Habitat: closed semi-deciduous low Leptospermum scoparium - Hebe albicans - Dianella nigra woodland". Ex CHR. Received Aug 2003.
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -41.13333, 174.7 (Inf.)
    174.7, 174.7 (Inf.)

  • Last Update
    26 Apr 2022

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