Correa reflexa var. scabridula Paul G.Wilson

Nuytsia 12: 101 (1998) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Erect or spreading shrub to 0.5 m high. Leaves coriaceous, ovate, 1–2 cm long, 3–10 mm wide, base rounded to slightly cordate, slightly scabrous above, moderately rusty-stellate beneath, margin somewhat recurved and irregularly undulate; petiole 1–3 mm long. Flower erect or pendent, not clasped by subtending leaves; calyx hemispherical, loosely stellate-tomentose with rusty hairs; corolla trumpet-shaped, 1.5–2(–3.4) cm long, red to orange, with paler lobes. Flowers mostly autumn-spring.

CVU, DunT, Glep, Gold, GGr, LoM, Wim. Also SA. Commonly in the understorey of mallee-heath in western Victoria and the Grampians, but also occurring disjunctly to the east around the Bendigo Whipstick area.

In the Grampians this variety hybridizes with var. angustifolia, and in the south-west with var. reflexa and C. alba.

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Rutaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
genus Correa
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Correa reflexa var. scabridula in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Correa reflexa var. scabridula in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native

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South Australia
New South Wales