Astrotricha asperifolia subsp. 2

sensu Fl. Victoria 4:246 (1999) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Leaves 6–11 mm wide, upper surface smooth, finely wrinkled or microscopically granulate. Flowers of terminal umbel with pale pink to mauve or white petals, lateral umbels with white to cream coloured petals; anthers 0.6–1.3 mm long Flowers Dec.–Jan.

HNF, VAlp. Endemic to Victoria, where gregariously sporadic on western slopes of the Mt Bogong massif, and extending to Mt Porepunkah and Walhalla, growing on margins of tall montane eucalypt forest in loamy soils. Regenerates from seed, not known to root-sucker.

This taxon may prove to be a distinct species.

Source: Henwood, M.J.; Makinson, R.O.; Maling, K.L. (1999). Araliaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2020-04-17
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Astrotricha asperifolia subsp. 2 in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Astrotricha asperifolia subsp. 2 in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Victorian Alps present native