Euryomyrtus ramosissima (A.Cunn.) Trudgen

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Prostrate or procumbent shrub, to 60 cm high, much branched, spreading, diffuse; branches often rooting at the nodes. Leaves spreading, linear to linear-lanceolate or narrowly ovate, 2–14 mm long, flat to thick and concave; apex usually acute; base rounded; margins often minutely ciliate toward apex. Flowers solitary, rarely paired, in axils, white or pink, to 15 mm across; pedicel often longer than leaf; bracteoles 2, more or less cordate, c. midway along pedicel, persistent; hypanthium obconical; calyx-lobes rounded, margins toothed; petals orbicular, to 4 mm long, margins crenulate; stamens 3–10, those opposite petals longer than those opposite calyx-lobes, filaments straight; ovary 3-celled, convex. Fruit to 4.5 mm diam.; seeds reniform. 

CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, MuF, OtP, OtR, RobP, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim.

2 subspecies, both in Victoria.

Created by: Frank Udovicic, 2014-12-12
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2020-01-02
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Euryomyrtus ramosissima in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Euryomyrtus ramosissima in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Victorian Alps present native

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory