Microcybe multiflora subsp. multiflora

Red Microcybe

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Shrub to c. 1 m high; branchlets glandular-verrucose, brown stellate-hairy to stellate-lepidote. Leaves spreading or appressed to stem, crowded, sessile, obtusely triangular to subterete, 2–4 mm long, c. 1 mm wide, apex rounded to subacute, adaxial surface glandular-verrucose, margins closely revolute. Inflorescence 10–20-flowered. Sepals free or united below, linear-spathulate to ovate, 0.5–1 mm long, stellate-pilose abaxially; petals ovate, c. 2 mm long, pale yellow to white, sparsely ciliate towards the base; stamen filaments glabrous. Follicles glabrous, 3–5 mm long; seed dull, striated, 2–3 mm long. Flowers spring.

LoM. Also WA, SA. Rare in Victoria, known from open woodland, mallee and heath communities on loamy or sandy soils in the far north-west (e.g. Murrayville, Bambill, Annuello districts).

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Rutaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
genus Microcybe
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Microcybe multiflora subsp. multiflora in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Microcybe multiflora subsp. multiflora in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native

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Western Australia
South Australia