Australian Systematic Botany 8: 123 (1995) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub or small tree related to E. serraensis, differing in the ovate to nearly orbicular, often emarginate adult leaves to 12 cm long, 9 cm wide, inflorescences with 1 or 3(7) buds, and larger fruit to 2 cm long, 3.2 cm diam. with up to 6 valves. Flowers Jul., but incompletely known.
DunT, GipP, GGr, HNF, HSF, VVP. Victorian endemic. On exposed, rugged, rocky sites on the southern end of the Serra Range, e.g. Mt Abrupt, east of Mirranatwa Gap.
The morphologically extreme taxon of the baxteri group with its large, coarse leaves, buds and fruit, and the entity previously most commonly regarded as E. alpina. Populations just east of Mirranatwa Gap have plants morphologically between E. serraensis and E. verrucata.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|