Bertya ingramii  |  

Bertya ingramii

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Bertya ingramii, Family Euphorbiaceae, also known as Narrow-leafed Bertya, is a slender to much rounded shrub with moderately dense foliage growing to 2.5 metres high. It has a grey to white covering of hairs on the stems. Leaves are straight, 10–50 mm long and 1–5 mm wide with a rough upper surface and densely hairy underside. The species is monoecious with separate male and female flowers on the same individual. Flowers have either a very short stalk or are sessile, and are present from August to November.

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Bertya ingramii

    The main potential threats to Bertya ingramii include inappropriate fire regimes degradation of habitat due to increased visitation high seed removal by ants and asynchrony of male and female flowering periods.