1. Family: Casuarinaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Casuarina L.
      1. Casuarina obesa Miq.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Western Australia, Victoria, SW. New South Wales.

    [FTEA]

    Casuarinaceae, C.M. Wilmot-Dear. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1985

    Note
    Has been cultivated in T 3, Amani, ‘much regenerating’, 3 Oct. 1928, Greenway 846!
    Stem
    Persistent stems with ± 14 ribs, scale-leaves with free part 2–2.5 mm. long, 0.5 mm. wide, somewhat reflexed
    Branches
    Deciduous branchlets 0.8–1.5 mm. diameter, with 15–16 inconspicuous ribs; free part of scale-leaves 0.6–0.8 mm. long, 0.1–0.2 mm. wide, sometimes indistinctly red-brown banded
    Inflorescences
    ♂ inflorescence 1.5–1.7 mm. diameter, whorls many, flowers ± 13 per whorl, bracts indistinctly gradually darkening towards apex, free part 0.7 mm. long, 0.15 mm. wide, adpressed
    Infructescences
    Infructescence shortly or elongate-cylindrical, 15–20 mm. long, 10–15 mm. wide; cells ± 11 per whorl separated by gap of 0.3–0.5 mm.; apical 1.5–2 mm. of valves free, backs with 1 prominent longitudinal ridge asymmetrically situated towards basal side; samaras pale.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia

    Casuarina obesa Miq. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J.G.C.Lehmann, Pl. Preiss. 1: 643 (1845)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0