Tamma sheoak

(Allocasuarina corniculata)

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Description

Allocasuarina corniculata, commonly known as Tamma or the Tamma sheoak, is a shrub of the genus Allocasuarina native to the Wheatbelt and Goldfields-Esperance regions of Western Australia. The dioecious shrub typically grows to a height of 1 to 5 metres (3 to 16 ft). It produces red flowers between September and January and is found in tall heath growing in sandy, gravelly or lateritic soils.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order:Fagales
Family:Casuarinaceae
Genus:Allocasuarina
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