Astrotricha parvifolia subsp. 2

sensu Fl. Victoria 4:250 (1999) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Shrubs to 1.8 m high. Leaves shortly linear or narrowly oblong, 10–13 mm long, 1.5–2 mm wide, protuberances of adaxial leaf surface large, isolated to sparse, distributed uniformly over surface. Bracts linear to filamentous, 4–7 mm long. Flowers Oct.–Nov.

HSF. Endemic in Victoria, apparently restricted to the catchment of the Avon River in the Valencia Creek–Briagolong area. Grows in dry heathy and open-forest associations in sandy soils on conglomerate.

Regeneration from seed, not known to root-sucker.

Source: Henwood, M.J.; Makinson, R.O.; Maling, K.L. (1999). Araliaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-01-31
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Apiales
family Araliaceae
genus Astrotricha
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Astrotricha parvifolia subsp. 2 in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Astrotricha parvifolia subsp. 2 in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Highlands-Southern Fall present native