in K.Rule, Muelleria 11: 133 (1998) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Tree to 12 m high, usually with a basal stocking of persistent rough bark. Surface wax present on juvenile leaves. Juvenile leaves to 9 cm long, 8 cm wide, connate for numerous pairs; adult leaves to 16 cm long, 3 cm wide; buds globular, sometimes lightly waxy; operculum strongly beaked. Flowers white; ovules in 4 vertical rows. Fruit to 1 cm long, 1.3(–1.4) cm diam.; valves 5–7; pedicel longer than fruit.
OtP, VVP. Occurs in exposed coastal areas on the Bellarine Pennensula near Ocean Grove and Torquay, on heavy clay soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|