Leionema bilobum subsp. bilobum

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Shrub 0.1–0.6(–2.5) m high; rays of hairs on branchlets 0.5–1 mm long. Leaves narrow-lanceolate, 9–19 mm long, 2–8 mm wide; margins serrate, lamina constricted below apex, apex strongly obcordate or retuse, base usually truncate, sometimes slightly cordate or rounded. Pedicels 2–8 mm long, glabrous or minutely stellate-hairy, Sepals 0.5–0.75 mm long, usually with a tuft of hairs at the tip or sparsely pubescent. Petals white, 3–5 mm long. Carpels glabrous to densely pilose. Flowers May–Nov.

GGr. Endemic to heathland and heathy woodland, in the Grampians and mostly in the north and east (e.g. Mt Difficult, Mt William, Wonderland and Serra Ranges), but with isolated occurrences at Mt Zero and Wallaby Rocks. Usually in rocky, elevated sites.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2016-05-24
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-09-03
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
genus Leionema
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Leionema bilobum subsp. bilobum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Leionema bilobum subsp. bilobum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Greater Grampians present native

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