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Allocasuarina filidens
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Allocasuarina filidens, commonly known as the Mount Beerwah sheoak, is a shrub of the genus Allocasuarina native to Queensland.

The dioecious shrub typically grows to a height of 1.5 to 3 metres (5 to 10 ft) with bark that becomes rough over time. The branchlets are ascending, reaching up to 20 centimetres (8 in) in length.

Often found growing amongst other shrubs in the crevices of trachyte rocks, it has a limited range that is restricted to the Glass House Mountains in eastern Queensland on the summits and exposed upper slopes.

The species was first described in 1989 by the botanist Lawrence Alexander Sidney Johnson as part of the work Casuarinaceae. Flora of Australia .

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