Fragm. 4: 2 (1863) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Tree or shrub to 12 m high, often with several stems arising from epicormic shoots at base of main bole. Branchlets brown- to white-tomentose. Leaves pinnate; leaflets usually 5–13 but reduced to c. 3 on flowering branches, oblong to oblanceolate, 1–6 cm long, 0.5–2 cm wide, apex acute to retuse with a short mucro, lamina leathery, occasionally resinous, dark green, nearly glabrous above, white-tomentose below; petiole 0.5–1.5 cm long; stipules resinous, 5–10 mm long. Flowers 1–5 in upper axils; bracts brown, ovate, c. 5–7 mm long, persistent till flower senescence; sepals 5–8 mm long; petals white, 8–15 mm long; stamens numerous, in series, 5–10 mm long; ovary white, silky tomentose. Fruit an ovoid capsule, locules boat-shaped, 6–15 mm long. Flowers Jan.–Apr.
EGU. Also NSW. In Victoria known only from the Howe Range in the extreme south-east where an occasional component of lowland rainforest in sheltered gullies.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||cultivated|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|