Gonocarpus micranthus subsp. ramosissimus Orchard

Bull. Auckland Inst. Mus. 10: 246 (1975) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Erect herb, 25–60 cm high; stems rooting at lower nodes, Leaves sessile, ovate to cordate, 8–15 mm long. Inflorescence diffuse, branching to the third or fourth order, final branchlets ± horizontal. Flowers Oct.–Mar.

NIS. Also NSW, Qld. Known in Victoria from a single collection from near Chiltern, grows in damp places in open forest and heath.

A specimen of similar appearance was collected near Beechworth in 1938. However, it is unclear if this specimen is also of subsp. ramosissimus or just a robust form of subsp. micranthus.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-05-31
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-12-04
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Gonocarpus micranthus subsp. ramosissimus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Gonocarpus micranthus subsp. ramosissimus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Northern Inland Slopes present native

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