Telopea 7: 263 (1997) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect or arching shrub, 1–3 m high. Leaves moderately crowded, elliptic or obovate, spreading widely, 6–9 mm long, 2–6 mm wide, more or less flat, not distinctly keeled below; apex acute or obtuse; base cuneate. Flowers solitary in axils, white, to 6 mm across; pedicel c. 3 mm long; bracteoles absent; hypanthium obconical; calyx-lobes obtuse, triangular; petals orbicular, c. 3 mm long; stamens 6–8, usually 8, filaments geniculate; ovary 2-celled, almost flat-topped. Fruit cup-like, c. 2.5 mm diam.; seeds angular. Flowers Dec.–Mar.
VAlp. Also NSW. Apparently confined to the southern mountain ranges (Lake Mountain, Baw Baw, Mount Buller) where found at altitudes above 1300 m. Grows at the edges of snow gum woodlands and grasslands, often near streams and bogs.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|