Gentianella cunninghamii subsp. major (L.G.Adams) Glenny

New Zealand J. Bot. 42: 518 (2004) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Basal leaves c. oblanceolate, to 10 cm long, 10(–15) mm wide; stem leaves to 10 cm long and 12 mm wide. Pedicels usually 2.5–5.5 cm long; calyx-lobes 7–12 mm long; corolla-lobes 13–15(–18) mm long; stigmas 0.8–1 mm long; ovary c. 12 mm long. Flowers Jan.–Feb.

HSF, SnM, VAlp. Recorded from the Mt Hotham area, the Nunniong Plateau and Mt Buffalo (where relatively common in Eucalyptus pauciflora and E. delegatensis communities), but probably more widespread.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1999). Gentianaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne (as Chionogentias cunninghamii subsp. major L.G.Adams).
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-09-10
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Gentianella cunninghamii subsp. major in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Gentianella cunninghamii subsp. major in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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New South Wales