Taxandria parviceps (Schauer) J.R.Wheeler & N.G.Marchant

Nuytsia 16: 428 (2007) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Slender erect shrub or small tree to c. 4.5 m high; bark persistent; branchlets softly hairy. Leaves sessile, usually clustered, narrowly obovate to narrowly elliptic, 3–7(–9) mm long, 0.6–1.5(–2.5) mm wide, usually recurved, glabrous, sometimes minutely hairy near base, apex obtuse to acute; venation largely obscure, midrib evident on lower leaf surface. Flowers in terminal clusters; bract emarginate, hairy on midrib and distal portion; hypanthium 0.7–1.5(–2) mm long, glabrous or sparsely hairy; sepals ovate-triangular, 0.5–1(–1.2) mm long, glabrous or sparsely hairy in distal half; petals 1.5–2.2 mm long, white. Capsule cup-shaped, sometimes broadly so, 1.7–2.5 mm diam., glabrous or hairy. Flowers Jul.–Nov.  

*OtP. Native to WA. Known in Victoria from a single population near Anglesea.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-06-16
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-08
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Myrtales
family Myrtaceae
genus Taxandria
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Taxandria parviceps in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Taxandria parviceps in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Otway Plain present naturalised

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia