Galium gaudichaudii subsp. gaudichaudii

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Leaves in inflorescences often angled upwards, slightly elliptic or more often c. narrow-oblong to linear, length:width ratio c. 3–10, mostly light green above, drying pale to medium yellow-green, ± concolorous. Corolla 1.8–3.8 mm diam., with lobes 0.8–1.8 mm long, greenish-cream to pale yellowish adaxially, similar abaxially or sometimes tinged purple-red distally. Ovary 0.3–0.5 mm long, clearly shorter than corolla lobes as flowers open. Flowers spring–early summer.

CVU, DunT, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also SA, NSW, ACT. Widespread in woodland and forest, often in shallower soils or from rock crevices.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-09-01
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-01-24
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Gentianales
family Rubiaceae
genus Galium
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Galium gaudichaudii subsp. gaudichaudii in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Galium gaudichaudii subsp. gaudichaudii in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina 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
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory