Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Kunzea tenuicaulis de Lange, PhytoKeys 40: 62-80 (2014)
 Description

A depressed or straggling shrub up to c. 1 m. tall; branchlets pubescent when young. Lvs solitary or in fascicles of 2–5, narrowly oblanceolate, apiculate, glab., ± 5 × 1·5 mm., on minute petioles. Fls ± 4 mm. diam. on pedicels ± 2 mm. long, solitary or in 2–5-fld cymes. Receptacles c. 2 × 2 mm., pubescent; sepals triangular, somewhat persistent; petals ± 2 mm. diam., suborbicular. Capsule exceeded by receptacle-rim.

[From:  Allan  (1961) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 1 as Leptospermum ericoides var. microflorum G.Simpson]

 Biostatus
Indigenous (Endemic)
 Bibliography
Connor, H.E.; Edgar, E. 1987: Name changes in the indigenous New Zealand flora, 1960–1986 and Nomina Nova IV, 1983–1986. New Zealand Journal of Botany 25: 115–170. [as Kunzea ericoides var. microflora (G.Simpson) W.Harris; Leptospermum ericoides var. microflorum G.Simpson]
de Lange, P.J. 2014: A revision of the New Zealand Kunzea ericoides (Myrtaceae) complex. PhytoKeys 40: 1–185.
de Lange, P.J.; Norton, D.A.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Hitchmough, R.; Townsend, A.J. 2009: Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand (2008 revision). New Zealand Journal of Botany 47: 61–96. [as Kunzea ericoides var. microflora (G.Simpson) W.Harris] [Naturally uncommon]
de Lange, P.J.; Norton, D.A.; Heenan, P.B.; Courtney, S.P.; Molloy, B.P.J.; Ogle, C.C.; Rance, B.D. 2004: Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 42(1): 45–76. [as Kunzea ericoides var. microflora (G.Simpson) W.Harris]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series No. 22. [Nationally Endangered]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [as Kunzea ericoides var. microflora (G.Simpson) W.Harris] [Naturally Uncommon]
Thompson, J. 1983: Redefinitions and nomenclatural changes within the Leptospermum suballiance of Myrtaceae. Telopea 2: 379–383. [as Kunzea ericoides var. microflora (G.Simpson) W.Harris; Leptospermum ericoides var. microflorum G.Simpson]