Muelleria 1: 121 (1967) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Open shrub 1–4m high, stems silvery-grey, branches slender, hairs scattered, appressed, short, straight and silvery. Phyllodes distant, narrowly linear, 5–11 cm long, 1–2 mm wide, flat or (especially near base) quadrangular, incurved to twisted, glabrous to subglabrous, midrib prominent, roughened with minute papillae on margins and midrib. Heads 2 per axil, obloid to globular, c. 0.5–1 cm long, sessile; rachis densely hairy. Flowers 4-merous, light golden; sepals united, glabrous. Pods submoniliform, to 9 cm long, 2.5–4.5 mm wide, thinly coriaceous, curved to sigmoid, longitudinally veined, with scattered, appressed white hairs when young, subglabrous at maturity; seeds irregularly developed, subshiny, aril terminal. Flowers Nov.–Dec
HNF, NIS. Also NSW. Extremely localized species, known only from Pine Mountain in Victoria and c. 35 km away in the Dora Dora state Forest, New South Wales. At Pine Moutain it grows among granite rocks in sheltered gullies.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|