Pherosphaera hookeriana

Erect shrub to c. 2 m tall with short, stiff branches. Leaves c. 1 mm long, ridged, in 4-5 rows, closely overlapping, thick, tip curved. Rarely grown ornamentally but sometimes offered in the nursery trade as a botanical novelty.

Tas (Mountains).

ACT: Australian National Bot. Gds. TAS: Royal Tasmanian Bot. Gds.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Podocarpaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press. (as Microstrobos niphophilus)

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Podocarpaceae
genus       Pherosphaera