Fragm. 5: 92 (1865) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Glaucous, sprawling to weakly erect subshrub with stems to c. 2 m long. Leaves broadly ovate, reniform or almost orbicular, 2.5–8 cm long and wide, thickish, apex obtuse to rounded, sometimes shallowly emarginate, base cordate, margins somewhat undulate; petiole c. 1–5 cm long. Flowers clustered in interrupted, terminal or near-terminal, spike-like or paniculate inflorescences mostly 3–14 cm long, pedicels shortly exceeding the subtending bract; perianth segments 2–4 mm long, free almost to base, yellow-green, female flowers elongating to c. 6 mm long in fruit, normally remaining membranous. Nut ovoid, 4–6 mm long, trigonous, prominently transversely wrinkled, dull black. Flowers mostly Sep.–Jan.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HSF, VAlp. Also Qld, NSW. In Victoria known from a few dryish rocky, slightly elevated sites in the Glenaladale, Bruthen-Ensay, and Buchan areas, usually near watercourses but away from riparian vegetation.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|