Pimelea ligustrina subsp. ciliata Threlfall

Brunonia 5: 131 (1983) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Shrub 0.2–1.5 m high; stems glabrous. Leaves narrowly to broadly elliptic, 6–37 mm long, 2–18 mm wide. Involucral bracts (4–)6(–8), 8–18 mm long, 5–14 mm wide, partly reddish or purplish, prominently fringed, remaining erect. Rachis not or scarcely elongating in fruit. Flowers Dec.–Mar., ?May.

EGU, HNF, HSF, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW, ACT. In alpine or subalpine areas at altitudes over 1400 m, usually in Snow-gum woodland. .

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1996). Thymelaeaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Malvales
family Thymelaeaceae
genus Pimelea
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pimelea ligustrina subsp. ciliata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pimelea ligustrina subsp. ciliata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory