Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 1916: 637 (1917) APNI
Prostrate, sometimes mat-forming herb, glabrous; stems to c. 20 cm long, much-branched, rooting at nodes. Leaves ovate to suborbicular, mostly 2–8 mm long and 2–5 mm wide, c. obtuse, sometimes mucronate, margins flat to recurved; petiole 2–5 mm long; stipules c. triangular. Flowers solitary, terminal, shortly pedicellate; calyx a virtually truncate ring, lobes rudimentary; corolla campanulate, c. 1.5 mm long, yellow-green or pinkish, lobes c. as long as tube; style 2-branched. Drupe ovoid or globose, 3–4 mm wide, orange-red. Flowers Nov.–Jan.
Brid, Glep, HFE, HNF, HSF, VAlp, VVP. Also SA, NSW, Tas. New Zealand, South America. Apart from a few remarkably disjunct occurrences from swamps along the lower Glenelg River, known in Victoria only from alpine and subalpine bogs of the eastern ranges (e.g. Mts Baw Baw, Buffalo and Wellington, Bogong High Plains, Snowy Range, Delegate River swamps, and Cobberas).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|New South Wales|