Leionema elatius subsp. beckleri—Tall Phebalium—RUTACEAE.
Habitat—Grows in or near Warm—temperate and Dry Rainforest.
Distribution—North from Barrington Tops and Guy Fawkes River National Park in New South Wales and to The McPherson Range in Queensland; Not common. Chiefly on the escarpment ranges.
Description—Shrub to 5 m high.
Barrington/Gloucester Tops and Tapin Tops National Park
Leaves.— Simple, alternate, entire, oil dots present, ± oblanceolate to elliptic, 1 to 1,5 cm long, slightly recurved, apex acute to obtuse,base tapering, margins entire or sometimes ± toothed or crenate towards apex, upper surface smooth and glossy, hairless, oil dots prominent, both surfaces gland–dotted; petiole about 5 mm long.
Inflorescence.—Terminal, cymose, scarcely exceeding the leaves; peduncle and pedicels slender. Mature flower bud obovoid, about 3 mm long. Calyx lobes fleshy, broad–triangular. Petals 3 to 4.5 mm long, pale yellow to white, glandular. Ovary ± globose, compact, c. 1 mm long, finely wrinkled, carpels with only a small sterile apical region.
Fruit.—Cocci slightly spreading, c. 4 mm long, beak not developed, wrinkled.
Ripe.—January to February.