Deyeuxia ramosa C.M.Weiller & N.G.Walsh

Fl. Australia 44A: 385 (2009) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Slender perennial, with fine, scabrous and many-branched stems, sprawling or climbing on vegetation, to 2 m high. Leaves finely ribbed; blade smooth to scabrous, flat, channelled or closely inrolled, l-10 cm long, 0.5–2 mm wide, usually spreading at almost right angles from stem; ligule membranous, truncate, 0.5–1 mm long. Inflorescence a sparse panicle, usually c. 10–20-flowered, ovate in outline, 5–10 cm long. Spike-lets c. 3 mm long, pale green or slightly purpled; glumes 2–2.7 mm long, subequal or the lower shorter by up to 0.5 mm, acute, distantly scabrous along the keel, gaping at maturity; lemma equal to or exceeding upper glume by up to 0.5 mm, indistinctly 5–7 nerved, minutely scabrous, awnless or awned from just below the apex; awn (when present) fine, straight, to c. 0.5 mm long, not or barely exceeding lemma and remaining appressed to it; callus hairs c. 0.5 mm long; rachilla bristle c. 1 mm long, with sparse hairs to 0.5 mm long; anthers c. 1.5 mm long. Flowers Dec.–Feb. (2 records)

EGL. Known from a few collections in the far east, between Wingan Inlet and Mallacoota. Usually associated with riparian vegetation, sometimes entering lowland rainforest communities.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2015-07-21
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
family Poaceae
genus Deyeuxia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Deyeuxia ramosa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Deyeuxia ramosa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native

State distribution

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New South Wales