Gingidia harveyana (F.Muell.) J.W.Dawson

Contr. Herb. Austral. no. 23: 1 (1976) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Erect herb to 50 cm high. Leaf-lamina to 18 cm long; leaflets (5–)9–13, lowermost dissected, segments linear or linear-lanceolate, 1.5–5 cm long, 1.5–5 mm wide, acute, margins entire; petiole to 20 cm long. Umbels with 5–10 very unequal rays to 8.5 cm long; peduncles to 26(–40) cm long; pedicels unequal, 5–22 mm long in fruit; bracts subulate, 6–15 mm long; bracteoles linear-subulate, 1.5–2.5 mm long. Petals white, c. 0.6 mm long. Fruit 6–9 mm long, ribs more or less equal. Flowers Nov.–Jan.

EGU, HFE, HNF, MonT, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW, ACT. Rare in Victoria (palatable to cattle and probably threatened by grazing), confined to subalpine grasslands and grassy woodlands near streams and bogs (e.g. Dargo High Plains, Nunniong Plateau, Cobberas area).

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Apiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Apiales
family Apiaceae
genus Gingidia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Gingidia harveyana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Gingidia harveyana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Highlands-Far East present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory