Austrostipa scabra subsp. falcata (Hughes) S.W.L.Jacobs & J.Everett

Telopea 6: 588 (1996) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Orifice of leaf-sheath conspicuously ciliate; asymmetrical auricular lobe of upper leaves usually less than 1 mm long; leaves commonly less than 15 cm long; inflorescence typically sparse, with spikelets somewhat spreading from axis. Flowers Aug.–Dec.

CVU, DunT, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, MuM, MSB, NIS, OtP, RobP, VRiv, VVP, WPro, Wim. Also SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Tas. Abundant and locally dominant in sandy mallee areas an on shallow stony soils in north-central (e.g. Maryborough–Bendigo) and nnorth-eastern (e.g. Warby Ranges) parts of the state.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1994). Poaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne (as Stipa scabra subsp. falcata (Hughes) Vickery).
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-11-16
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Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Austrostipa scabra subsp. falcata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Austrostipa scabra subsp. falcata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native

State distribution

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State
Western Australia
South Australia
Queensland
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
Victoria
Tasmania