Zieria littoralis J.A.Armstr.

Australian Systematic Botany 15: 389 (2002) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Spreading shrub to c. 1 m high, stellate-velvety throughout. Leaves trifoliolate; leaflets obovate to broad-elliptic, 4–20 mm long, 2–9 mm wide, apex rounded, warted, upper surface dark green, lower surface grey-green, margins entire and recurved to revolute; petiole 1–3.5 mm long. Inflorescence usually not exceeding leaves, 3–30-flowered. Sepals triangular, c. 2.5 mm long, tomentose, smooth; petals 3–4.5 mm long, white, imbricate, stellate-pubescent; ovary glabrous. Follicles stellate-pubescent, lacking an appendage; seed 2–2.5 mm long, black to red-brown, striated. Flowers winter–early summer.

EGL, EGU. Also NSW, Tas. In Victoria known from the far east in low heath on exposed rocky sites near Mt Carlyle in the Howe Ranges, and on Gabo Island.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-05-24
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-13
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
genus Zieria
Higher taxa



Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Zieria littoralis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Zieria littoralis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native

State distribution

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory