London J. Bot. 6: 284 (1847) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Dioecious herbs; branchlets smooth, minutely serrate along low ridges or c. papillose. Leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate or obovate, 5–10 mm long, 1.5–3.5 mm wide, acuminate to rounded, often apiculate, flat, glabrous or papillate, margins thickened; stipules ovate, to 1.2 mm long, reddish; petioles to 0.9 mm long. Male flowers 1–3 per axil; pedicels 1.2–2.5 mm long; sepals 1–2.1 mm long, red when fresh; disc 0.9–2 mm wide; stamen filaments free 0.4–0.7 mm long. Female flowers 1 or 2 per axil; pedicels 0.9–3 mm long; sepals 1.1–3.1 mm long, white or pink; disc 1.3–2.3 mm wide; styles variously divided, 0.3–1.1 mm long. Capsule transversely ellipsoid, apically depressed, 2.2–2.5 mm long, 3.7–4 mm wide; seeds yellow-brown to pallid-brown, 1.9–2 mm long, 1.4–1.5 mm wide, scalariform to reticulate. Flowers Sep.–Jan.
DunT, Wim. Also Tas. Rare in Victoria where known from only 2 sites immediately west and east of the Grampians (near Balmoral and Fyans Creek respectively).
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