Brunonia 5: 157 (1983) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub or subshrub 0.2–1 m high; stems glabrous. Leaves 3–18 mm long, 1–8 mm wide. Bracts glabrous, brown. Flowers sparsely to moderately hairy outside; female flowers with floral tube 3–5 mm long. Flowers Nov.–Feb.
EGU, HNF, HSF, SnM, VAlp, VRiv. Also NSW. Grows in alpine to subalpine habitats, above 1500 m, usually in rocky areas.
Similar to subspecies axiflora but a small compact plant with thicker, smaller leaves, less hairy flowers and glabrous bracts. Plants growing near Mt Wellington (c. 25 km north-east of Licola) are somewhat intermediate between the 2 subspecies, having slightly to moderately hairy flowers, slightly hairy bracts and stiff leaves to 22 mm long.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|