Leionema ambiens

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Leionema ambiens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Leionema
Species: L. ambiens
Binomial name
Leionema ambiens
(F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson
  • Eriostemon ambiens F.Muell.
  • Phebalium ambiens (F.Muell.) Maiden & Betche[1]

Leionema ambiens is a rare shrub growing in the Guyra district of New South Wales, Australia. It has a ROTAP listing of 3RC-.[2]

The habitat is near granite boulders, it grows to 2.5 metres tall. White flowers appear on cymes in the spring months, petals 4.5 mm long. Leaves are 6 to 10 cm long, 2.5 to 4 cm wide, elliptic, broad oblong or obovate in shape.


  1. ^ "Leionema ambiens". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Leionema ambiens". PlantNET — NSW Flora Online. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 

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