Callistemon nyallingensis Molyneux

Muelleria 21: 101 (2005) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988

Low, erect, usually single-stemmed shrub, 0.6–1.2 m high; bark papery, grey. Leaves moderately to densely arranged, broadly linear to lanceolate, often asymmetrical, (2.5–)3–4(–6) cm long, 3–4(–6) mm wide, mucronate, margins thickened, oil glands visible on both leaf surfaces; petiole twisted or straight. Flower spikes usually with leaf-like bracts at the tip, and often some extending below the uppermost flowers, 7–12 cm long, 4–4.6 cm wide; axils glabrous or sparsely hairy at base of hypanthium; hypanthium glabrous or with scattered hairs; stamens 9–12 mm long, filaments purple-red, anthers purple. Capsules c. 4.5–5.5 mm long and wide.  Flowers mainly Nov.–Jan.

EGL. Apparently endemic to the Boggy Creek Gorge near Nowa Nowa, plants growing on rock bars.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-06-23
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-08-19
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Myrtales
family Myrtaceae
genus Callistemon
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Callistemon nyallingensis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Callistemon nyallingensis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present cultivated

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