Austrobaileya 2: 75 (1984) APNI
Establishment means:Native (naturalised in part(s) of state)
Shrub or small tree to 5 m high; bark hard, rough and scaly. Leaves scattered or in whorls of 3, linear, 4–11 mm long, c. 1 mm wide, thick, veins obscure, oil glands prominent on lower surface; petiole to 1 mm long. Inflorescence a dense spike, 5–9 mm wide, 1–2.5 cm long; axis shortly hairy, growing on into a leafy shoot. Flowers 1 per bract; stamens 3–4 mm long, 4–7 in a bundle, white or cream, claw to 1 mm long, free part of filaments 2–3 mm long. Capsules 3–4 mm wide, sepals persistent but obscure. Flowers spring–summer.
CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HSF, NIS, OtP, SnM, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also NSW, ACT (naturalised). Mostly on shallow, infertile soils, often overlying rock, but also on poorly drained sandy soils fringing lakes and streams.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|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|