Muelleria 8: 129 (1994) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Tussocks usually slender, occasionally clump-forming. Leaves stiff and erect, 25–50 cm long, (2.5–)3.3–4(–5.5) mm wide, glabrous, flat with margin usually ± incurved, or slightly concavo-convex in cross-section, not twisted; margins thickened, smooth to minutely scabrous; basal sheath with margin intact or occasionally slightly torn, 4–6 cm long; apex rounded or with two lateral teeth. Inflorescences usually much-branched, c. one- to two-thirds as long as leaves, with non-flowering axis hidden or exposed; axes conspicuously covered with tubercles to c. 0.1 mm long. Male inflorescences 14–30 cm long; female inflorescences similar to male but 7–21 cm long. Male flowers with tepals 1.9–2.6 mm long; female flowers with tepals 3–4.5 mm long. Fruit ovoid, c. 3 mm diam., pale brown. Flowers Oct.–Jan.
EGU, HSF, MonT, VAlp. Apparently endemic to Victoria. Almost at the NSW border on Mt Tingaringy. Scattered, but locally rather common in subalpine Eucalyptus pauciflora woodlands.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|