Callistemon purpurascens: a new and threatened species from the Blue Mountains region, New South Wales, Australia

Steven Murray Douglas, Peter G Wilson


Callistemon purpurascens SM Douglas, S David & P Wilson is described from the Blue Mountains region in Central Tablelands Botanical Division of New South Wales, Australia. The conservation status of this taxon is considered with the conclusion that it should be assessed as Critically Endangered under both state and Commonwealth legislation.


Callistemon purpurascens; Blue Mountains; Central Tablelands; threatened flora; endemism; wetlands; riparian; groundwater dependent ecosystems

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