Nov. Holl. Pl. 1: 62, t. 87 (1805) APNI
Shrub or tree; branchlets greyish (rarely rusty) stellate-pubescent. Leaves narrow-ovate or ovate, glabrescent above or with scattered stellate hairs, veins strongly impressed, secondary (and usually tertiary) veins apparent, lower surface greyish with dense sessile stellate hairs; margins minutely serrate; stipules 4–8 mm long, deciduous. Inflorescence paniculate, c. pyramidal; bracts deciduous. Flowers cream or greenish, externally densely stellate-pubescent; pedicels 1–5 mm long; sepals persistent; petals absent; ovary virtually inferior, the summit stellate-pubescent, style branched in middle third. Operculum membranous, occupying most of inner face, or indistinct and mericarp dehiscing via a ventral or marginal slit.
GipP, GGr, HSF, WPro.
2 subspecies, both in Victoria.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|