Muelleria 8: 319 (1995) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Spreading to erect shrub, 20–60 cm high. Branchlets shortly pubescent. Leaves erect to spreading, elliptic to obovate, 2–4(–5.5)mm long, 1.4–2.5 mm wide, glabrous or minutely pubescent, flat or slightly concave, midvein hardly keeled beneath; apex broadly acute to obtuse, blunt, or with minute (to c. 0.2 mm) mucro; margins thickened and obtuse, smooth or minutely scabrous when young; base cuneate; petiole appressed, to 1 mm long. Flowers subsessile in upper axils, forming head-like clusters; bracts 10–20; sepals ovate, 2.5–3 mm long, acute; corolla white, campanulate, glabrous, tube 1–1.5 mm long, lobes 2–3 mm long, obtuse; anthers enclosed or partly exserted; ovary glabrous, nectary scales truncate, style straight-sided, glabrous, c. 0.5 mm long Flowers Dec.–Feb.
HNF, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW. Locally common on higher mountains of the alps (e.g. Mt Reynard, Mt Wellington, Bogong High Plains, Mt Hotham, Nunniong Plateau, Davies Plain), occurring in damp to wet heathlands and bogs, often co-extensive with E. breviflora and/or E. glacialis.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|