Nordic. J. Bot. 7: 126 (1987) APNI
Stems to 20 cm high and 0.8(–1.5) mm diam.; young stems and petioles with short, erect and dense hairs. Leaf-lamina elliptic to ovate, 15–50 mm long, 10–35 mm wide, length to width ratio 1.4–2.4; margin with 4–6 (rarely 3) rounded teeth on each side; apex with 1 long blunt tooth which is usually longer than wide; upper surface with lines of stiff, semi-appressed hairs in lines between and parallel with the veins, below almost glabrous or with short, dense hairs, longer on veins. Male inflorescences with peduncle up to 5–15 mm long. Male flowers 2–4 (rarely 1 or 5). Female flowers 2–20 (rarely 9). Flowers Sep.–Feb.
CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, OtP, OtR, SnM, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, WaP, WPro. Also Qld, NSW, ACT, Tas. Common in moist, often deeply shaded forest in the eastern mountains, with outlying occurrences in the Otway Range, Daylesford, Trentham and the You Yangs.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|