Muelleria 8: 379 (1995) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Shrub to 3 m high; bark papery, spongy. Leaves dense, spreading, mostly narrowly lanceolate, 15–52 mm long, 3–6 mm wide, leathery, oil glands indented on both surfaces, secondary venation not visible. Flower spikes mostly distally frondose c. 6–10 cm long, 5.5–6 cm wide, axis hair sparse or in patches; hypanthium glabrous, except near attachment to rachis; stamens crimson, 16–25 mm long, anthers purple. Capsules 5–6 mm long, 6–9.5 mm wide. Flowers Nov.–Feb.
EGL. Known from a single population of c. 50 plants, all growing in rock crevices along the Betka River, south-west of Genoa.
See note under Callistemon genofluvialis.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|