in Lam., Encycl. 8: 591 (1808) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub 2–5 m high; branchlets greyish, finely stellate-pubescent with scattered simple hairs. Leaves ovate or elliptic, 30–95 mm long, 15–40 mm wide, acute, margin recurved, upper surface glabrous above, lower surface greyish below with stellate hairs, and sparse to mid-dense simple hairs over veins, simple hairs absent or sparse on internerves; stipules 4–6 mm long, deciduous. Panicles pyramidal, 3–6 cm long; bracts deciduous. Flowers cream, externally with sparse to mid-dense simple hairs and dense stellate hairs; Pedicels 1.2–2.5 mm long; hypanthium 0.5–1 mm long; sepals 1.2–1.7 mm long, deciduous; petals spathulate, 0.8–1.2 mm long, early deciduous, or absent; disc absent; ovary inferior, summit simple-pubescent, style branched above midway. Operculum membranous, c. half mericarp length. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE. Also NSW. Confined in Victoria to moist lowland forests and rainforest margins from near Sale eastwards, but uncommon to rare.
See notes under P. elliptica var. elliptica.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|