Floyd's Zieria - profile

Indicative distribution

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The areas shown in pink and/purple are the sub-regions where the species or community is known or predicted to occur. They may not occur thoughout the sub-region but may be restricted to certain areas. ( click here to see geographic restrictions). The information presented in this map is only indicative and may contain errors and omissions.
Scientific name: Zieria floydii
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Profile last updated: 22 Nov 2018


Floyd’s Zieria is an upright shrub to 2 m tall, with warty stems and small star-shaped hairs all over, older stems may be hairless. Its leaves are divided into three leaflets, slightly warty on the upperside and densely warty on the underside. The central leaflet is up to 25 mm long and 3.5 mm wide. The flowers are creamy-white and densely hairy, about 2.5 mm long, and grow on a branched stem shorter than the leaves. It flowers during late spring.


Restricted to a few populations in Guy Fawkes River National Park and Chaelundi State Forest on the eastern edge of the New England Tablelands.

Habitat and ecology

  • Floyd’s Zieria grows on the fringe of dry rainforest in hilly country.

Regional distribution and habitat

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Recovery strategies

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Information sources

IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
New England TablelandsWongwibinda Plateau Known within Guy Fawkes River NP or within 1 km buffer around Guy Fawkes River NP
NSW North CoastGuy Fawkes Known within Guy Fawkes River NP or within 1 km buffer around Guy Fawkes River NP