Muelleria 10: 33 (1997) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrubs 1–2 m high; branchlets greyish to rusty, stellate-pubescent, rarely with scattered simple hairs. Leaves narrow-obovate, (5–)6–9(–13) mm long, 2–4 mm wide, obtuse, margins recurved, upper surface hispid with simple hairs, lower surface greyish and densely stellate-pubescent, midrib with sparse simple hairs, secondary veins obscure; stipules 1–2.5 mm long, deciduous. Inflorescence of small pyramidal panicles, terminal and/or upper-axillary, usually c. 20–50-flowered; bracts deciduous. Pedicels 1–1.5 mm long. Flowers cream or yellow, externally stellate-pubescent, with scattered simple hairs; hypanthium 0.5–1 mm long; sepals 1.5–2 mm long, deciduous; petals absent; disc hisipid with simple and/or stellat hairs; ovary superior, glabrous, style branched near base. Capsule indented at apex; operculum membranous, sub-equal to mericarp, or indistinct. Flowers Oct.–Nov.
CVU, Gold, HNF, HSF, VAlp. Apparently endemic in north-eastern Victoria, formerly occurring near Bendigo but apparently now extinct there through construction of Lake Eppalock. Occurs mainly on stream banks.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|