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Common Name: Tree Broom Heath
Monotoca elliptica is a Shrub up to 6.00 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
Australia - Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania.
Usually found in sandy soils near the coast to elevations of 1200 metres[
Requires cool greenhouse treatment in Britain[
], though it is growing successfully outdoor at Tresco on the Isles of Scilly.
Wood - hard, light and close-grained. Used for making tool handles etc[