Victorian Naturalist 73: 59 (1956) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect shrub 1–2 m high; branchlets at first pubescent, soon becoming glabrous. Leaves suberect to slightly spreading, narrowly elliptic to narrowly obovate, 11–18 mm long, 1.6–3.2 mm wide, flat, concolorous, scabrous (lower surface sometimes glabrous); margins minutely denticulate; apex aristate to mucronate. Flowers white, 3–5 in axillary spikes c. 4 mm long; bracteoles ovate, 1–1.5 mm long, acute to subobtuse, glabrous, margins ciliolate; sepals ovate, 1.5–2.2 mm long, acute, glabrous; corolla 4–5 mm long, lobes longer than the tube, acute, densely bearded within; anthers lacking sterile tips; ovary 5-locular, glabrous, style 1.5–2 mm long. Fruit ovoid, c. 3 mm long, often slightly asymmetric, sparsely hairy. Flowers Sep.
EGU. Known only from rocky shores of the Snowy River, from the gorge tract (east of W Tree) to shortly downstream of the Buchan River confluence.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|