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Threatened species

Leptospermum deanei - profile

Indicative distribution

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Scientific name: Leptospermum deanei
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Profile last updated: 08 Aug 2019


Shrub to 5 m, with bark peeling in long strips. Leaves 10 - 15 mm x 1 - 2 mm. Flowers solitary, 8 - 10 mm diam, white.


Occurs in Hornsby, Warringah, Ku-ring-gai and Ryde LGAs.

Habitat and ecology

  • Woodland on lower hill slopes or near creeks. Sandy alluvial soil or sand over sandstone.
  • Occurs in Riparian Scrub - e.g. Tristaniopsis laurina, Baechea myrtifolia; Woodland - e.g. Eucalyptus haemstoma; and Open Forest - e.g. Angophora costata, Leptospermum trinervium, Banksia ericifolia.
  • Flowers October-November.
  • Probably killed by fire.

Regional distribution and habitat

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Information sources

IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
Sydney BasinPittwater Known None
Sydney BasinYengo Known None