Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) I 5: 223 (1825)
Spreading shrub 0.5–2 m high, glabrous or tomentose; stems green to reddish. Leaves alternate, occasionally some opposite, ovate to lanceolate, 2–17 cm long, 0.6–13 cm wide, apex acuminate, acute or obtuse, base cuneate to cordate, margins distantly toothed and undulate, rarely entire, unlobed or 3-lobed (less often 2–5-lobed), upper surface dark green, tomentose or glabrous, lower surface paler, glabrous to tomentose; petiole 0.3–7.5 cm long. Male spikes 5–34 cm long; female spikes 0.8–7 cm long. Male flowers with sepals 3–6 mm long. Female flowers with sepals 3–8, 2.5–12 mm long.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HSF, LoM, MuF, MuM, RobP, Wim.
2 varieties, both in Victoria.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|