Gentianella muelleriana subsp. willisiana (L.G.Adams) Glenny

New Zealand J. Bot. 42: 519 (2004) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Flowering stems often several from near the base and shortly decumbent. Basal leaves elliptic-oblanceolate, 40–60 mm long, obtuse to subacute. Terminal inflorescence rather dense (2–)5–7(–9)-flowered; margins of calyx-lobes thickened, minutely and densely papillose-scabrous; corolla-tube 2.5–3 mm long, lobes 12–15 mm long. Flowers Jan.–Apr.

HNF, HSF, VAlp. Endemic to Victoria and apparently confined to the summit areas of Mt Buller and adjacent peaks (e.g. Mts Stirling and Howitt, and The Bluff) where occurring in grassland and open shrubland.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1999). Gentianaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne (as Chionogentias muelleriana subsp. willisiana L.G.Adams).
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-16
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Gentianella muelleriana subsp. willisiana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Gentianella muelleriana subsp. willisiana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Victorian Alps present native

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New South Wales