Victorian Naturalist 73: 165 (1957) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Greyish, procumbent shrub to 20 cm high; branchlets densely pubescent with fine stellate hairs and a few longer simple hairs. Leaves shortly petiolate, obcordate (sometimes with a broad tooth within the notch), 3–10 mm long, 2–7 mm wide, upper surface with scattered to dense, fine stellate hairs, lower surface densely stellate-pubescent, with longer appressed simple hairs over veins; floral leaves similar, but more densely pubescent (and whiter) above; stipules pale brown, c. 1 mm long, ciliate along keel, free. Flowers in terminal heads, each head subtended by a floral leaf and several ciliate, brown bracts, the heads aggregated into approximate flattish umbels c. 1 cm diam.; perianth c. 2 mm long, whitish, externally villous; sepals c. 1 mm long; free part of the hypanthium c. 0.2 mm long; style c. 0.3 mm long, shortly 3-lobed. Fruit c. 2.5 mm long. Flowers Oct.–Jan
EGL, GGr, Wim. Also NSW. Disjunctly distributed, and very localized (but locally rather common) in wet heath or low scrub in the north-east Grampians and near the coast just west of Mallacoota.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|