Astrotricha sp. 1 subsp. 2

sensu Fl. Victoria 4:247 (1999) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Erect robust shrub 1–2 m high; stems densely and loosely floccose. Leaves 50–70(–120) mm long, 4–7 mm wide. Inflorescence axes loosely floccose, sometimes glabrescent. Bracts 5–14 mm long. Fruit compressed, obovoid, broadest above middle, (2.5–)4–4.5 mm long, (2.5–)3–4.5 mm wide. Flowers Oct.–Dec.

GGr. Endemic to Victoria. Known from northern parts of the Grampians at Mt Zero and adjacent areas (e.g. Golton Gorge) and one record from the Dundas Range north-west of Cavendish. Grows in rocky sites in open eucalypt woodland. Regenerates 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.
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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 sp. 1 subsp. 2 in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Astrotricha sp. 1 subsp. 2 in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Greater Grampians present native