from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, the type of the tribe Leptospermeæ of the order Myrtaceæ.
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Again, by the leaf litter, you can see that it was indeed found in a moister valley eucalyptus forest with leptospermum.
A leptospermum and a myrtle sit black and petrified and a prize 10ft melianthus that went to ground last winter hasn't been seen since.
The mimosa trees predominated, but still the bushes of leptospermum darkened the stream which was deep, rapid, and muddy, its breadth being about 40 yards and the bed consisting of a friable or soft calcareous sandstone.
"The underwood consists chiefly of a shrub somewhat resembling a myrtle, and which seems to be the _leptospermum scoparium_, mentioned in Dr
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