Prodr. 286 (1810) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Plants tufted, stems erect, often stilt-rooted, to 40 cm, high. Leaves linear, 8–75 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, sheath with ciliate margins. Umbel 4–17-flowered, peduncle to c. 15 cm long; involucral bracts oblong, 1–3 mm long; sepals 4–6 mm long, hyaline with reddish central streak; petals 5–8 mm long, pink; ovules 9–12; capsule globose, 2–3 mm diam. Seeds 2–3 mm long. Flowers Jul.–Oct.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HNF, HSF, MonT. Also Old, NSW. Occurs in scattered localities in Gippsland, from near sea-level (e.g. Fernbank, Maramingo near the NSW border) to elevated areas where often associated with rock (e.g. Mt Ligar, Mt Elizabeth, Wulgulmerang, Snowy River Gorge area), but uncommon to rare. Records of this species from western Victoria belong with the more widespread L. orientalis.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|