Conospermum longifolium

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Long Leaf Smokebush
Flower Head Bairne Track.jpg
flowering Conospermum longifolium at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Conospermum
Species: C.longifolium
Binomial name
Conospermum longifolium
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Conospermum longifolium, commonly known as the long leaf smokebush, is a shrub of the family Proteaceae native to eastern Australia. Found between Ulladulla, Newcastle, New South Wales and the adjacent ranges. The habitat is drier eucalyptus woodlands or heathland.[1]

Three sub-species are recognised:

  • Conospermum longifolium subsp. angustifolium
  • Conospermum longifolium subsp. longifolium
  • Conospermum longifolium subsp. mediale

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conospermum longifolium". PlantNET - NSW Flora Online.  Retrieved September 26, 2010.