Spyridium daltonii (F.Muell.) Kellermann

Muelleria 22: 97,98 (2006) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

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).

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1999). Trymalium. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne (as Trymalium daltonii F.Muell.).
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-05-31
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Rosales
family Rhamnaceae
genus Spyridium
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Spyridium daltonii in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Spyridium daltonii in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Greater Grampians present native

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