Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 24: 614 (1900) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Tree to 18 m tall; bark rough to the small branches, firm, flaky and fissured. Juvenile leaves shortly petiolate, opposite at first but soon alternate, elliptic to narrowly lanceolate, to 10 cm long, 3 cm wide, dull, green; adult leaves petiolate, alternate, lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, 6–13 cm long, 1–2 cm wide, concolorous, slightly glossy, green; reticulation dense, with island oil glands. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles to 0.4 cm long, 7-flowered; buds pedicellate, ovoid, to 0.4 cm long, 0.3 cm diam., scar present; operculum obtusely conical; stamens irregularly flexed; anthers dorsifixed, cuneate; ovules in (3)4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit pedicellate, obconical, to 0.5 cm long, 0.5 cm diam.; disc level; valves 3(4), rim level or slightly exserted; seed brown-black, flattened-ellipsoid, shallowly reticulate, lacunose, hilum ventral. Flowers summer–autumn.
CVU, GipP, VVP. Also NSW. In Victoria, restricted to Woodend-Gisborne region.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|