Muelleria 22: 97,98 (2006) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub, 0.8–3 m high; branchlets stellate-pubescent. Leaves linear to narrow-elliptic, 6–10(–15) mm long, c. 1 mm wide, sharply pointed, margin revolute, sometimes obscuring lower lamina, upper surface glabrous, granular, lower surface stellate-pubescent, with appressed, sometimes rusty simple hairs over midvein; stipules 1–3 mm long, persistent. Inflorescences few-flowered, terminal and upper-axillary, to c. 1 cm diam.; bracts persistent. Flowers sessile or subsessile, externally grey-pubescent with dense, mixed stellate and simple hairs, yellowish on inner surfaces; hypanthium c. 0.5 mm long; sepals 1–1.4 mm long; petals c. 0.7 mm long; disc 5-lobed; ovary summit stellate-pubescent, style very shortly lobed. Fruit c. 3 mm long; mericarps finely corrugated on inner face. Flowers Aug.–Oct.
GGr, VVP, Wim. Locally common in heathy woodlands and moist forests in the central areas of the Grampians (e.g. Fyans Ck, Wallaby Rocks, Mt William, Victoria Range).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|