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Alpine pepperbush
Tasmannia xerophila subsp. robusta (Winteraceae), Goonmirk Rocks, Errinundra NP (2520675872).jpg
Tasmannia xerophila, robusta subsp., Errinundra National Park
Scientific classification
Genus:
Tasmannia
Species:
xerophila

Tasmannia xerophila, commonly known as alpine pepperbush, is a shrub of eucalypt forest, alpine grassland and rocky terrain of New South Wales and Victoria, Australia.

Leaves are thick, oblanceolate, 1–6 cm long, 5–15 mm wide, glabrous, green on both surfaces. Flowers are white to yellow, 1 cm wide. Black globose berries are 5–10 mm long.

There are two subspecies:

  • Tasmannia xerophila ssp. xerophila
  • Tasmannia xerophila ssp. robusta
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