Muelleria 7: 7 (1989) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Tree to 25 m tall; bark rough, compact for 1–10 m (part of trunk), smooth, greenish-grey above. Juvenile leaves subsessile, opposite at first but soon alternate, sometimes slightly crenulate, slightly discolorous, petiolate, elliptic to oblong, to 5 cm long, 2 cm wide, dull, grey-green. New growth in crown glaucous; adult leaves petiolate, narrowly elliptic, 7–15 cm long, 1–2 cm wide, concolorous, dull, bluish-green; reticulation dense, with numerous island and intersectional oil glands. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles to 0.6 cm long, 7-flowered; buds pedicellate, broadly fusiform, to 0.8 cm long, 0.3 cm diam., scar present; operculum conical; stamens inflexed; anthers dorsifixed, cuneate; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit more or less sessile, obconical, to 0.5 cm long, 0.6 cm diam.; disc raised-annular; valves 3, exserted; seed grey-black, flattened-ellipsoid, shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral. Flowers autumn.
NIS, VRiv. Known only from a few localities in northern Victoria, from east of the Warby Range to Beechworth. Occurs in almost pure stands on seasonally waterlogged sites.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|Australian Capital Territory|