Muelleria 7: 284 (1990) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Slender shrub 1–2.5 m high; young stems densely stellate-pubescent. Leaf blades oblong to narrow-ovate, 20–60 mm long, 6–15 mm wide, obtuse to shallowly emarginate, glabrous or minutely hispid above, lower surface greyish or rusty stellate-pubescent, secondary veins obscure; stipules 3–5 mm long, deciduous. Inflorescences narrow-pyramidal, terminal and/or axillary, 1–5 cm long; bracts deciduous. Flowers greenish to deep maroon, externally greyish or rusty stellate-pubescent; pedicels 1–3.5 mm long; hypanthium 1–1.2 mm long; sepals 1.2–1.7 mm long, persistent; disc absent; ovary virtually inferior, summit stellate-pubescent, style branched from near base. Operculum membranous, subequal to mericarp. Flowers Nov.–Jan.
EGU, MonT. Endemic to the gorge tract of the Snowy River, from near McKillops Bridge downstream to near Buchan, also at Little River Gorge. Grows in coarse sand, usually amongst river rocks, and on lower slopes of clifflines.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|