Prodr. 404 (1810) APNI
As for C. pubescens except for the more elongated, interrupted flower spikes, usually 26–50 mm long and the obovoid to pyriform, prominently ribbed, rusty-pubescent fruit. Flowers mostly summer.
EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, HFE, VVP. Also NSW. Apart from an old collection from near Portland, apparently confined in Victoria to east of the Gippsland Lakes, mostly in lowland forest, occasionally in dense scrubs fringing lakes and watercourses.
Weber (1981) did not recognize this taxon as distinct from C. pubescens. At least in Victoria the 2 taxa are readily distinguishable in the field and, although often sympatric, intermediates rarely occur.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|