Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Slender shrubs, 1–2.5 m high; branchlets greyish, pubescent or villous with simple and stellate hairs. Leaves narrow-ovate, narrow-elliptic or narrow-obovate, 6–15 mm long, 1–6 mm wide, obtuse, margins entire or sometimes sinuate, recurved or revolute, upper surface sparsely to moderately hispid with simple hairs, secondary veins slightly impressed; lower surface with dense stellate hairs overlain by sparse, longer, simple hairs (denser over veins); stipules 1–6 mm long, persistent. Flowers in small axillary clusters, crowded toward branch-tips; bracts deciduous. Flowers cream to yellow; externally greyish, densely pubescent, with simple hairs overlaying stellate hairs; pedicels 0.5–2.5 mm long; hypanthium 0.5–1 mm long; sepals 1.2–2 mm long, deciduous; petals absent; disc absent; ovary half-inferior, summit simple-pubescent, style branched in middle or upper third. Operculum membranous, subequal to mericarp. Flowers Nov.
EGU, Gold, HNF, MonT, SnM. Also NSW, Tas. New Zealand. Occurs on rocky sites near streams, usually in cooler, highland sites (e.g. Ingeegoodbee River near the Cobberas, Wulgulmerang, Mitta Mitta River near Omeo).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|