Gen. Pl. suppl 4 (2): 51 (1848) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Glabrous, prostrate or nearly prostrate subshrub, forming loose mats to c. 40 cm diam., stems dark and wiry. Leaves more or less orbicular or broadly elliptic, sometimes broadly emarginate, 4–9 mm long, bright green; petioles 1–4 mm long. Flowers usually solitary, or up to 3 in upper axils, pedicels not or barely exceeding the subtending bract; perianth segments 2–3 mm long, opening widely, yellow-green, free almost to base, subfleshy in fruit; anthers pink. Nut trigonous, 2–3 mm long, smooth, dark brown to black. Flowers Dec.–Feb.
EGU, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW, Tas. New Zealand. In Victoria confined to eastern subalps (e.g. Moroka River, Limestone Creek near the Cobberas, Tubbut area), and uncommon to rare, usually amongst rocks near streams.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|