Deane's Tea-tree  |  

Leptospermum deanei

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Deane€™s Tea-tree is shrub that is often slender and growing to 5 m high, with bark that sheds in long strips. Young stems are smooth or silky in appearance. Leaves are stalkless and smooth, 10-15 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, narrow-elliptic to oblanceolate, inwards folding across the broad centre with a blunt point.  

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Leptospermum deanei

    Threats The main identified threats to L. deanei include stochastic events invasion by exotic weeds water eutrophication pollution and inappropriate fire regimes (Benson; 1990 Benson McDougall; 1998 DECC; 2005a).