Darwinia camptostylis B.G.Briggs

Clustered Darwinia

Contr. New South Wales Natl Herb. 3: 141 (1962) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Shrub 10–30 cm high, dense, spreading or erect. Leaves triquetrous, crowded, 6–12 mm long, c. 0.75 mm wide, glabrous, apex acute, mucronate. Flowers in pairs, 2–4 pairs clustered in upper leaf axils; bracteoles yellowish-green, oblong or lanceolate, 3.5–6 mm long, caducous after flowering; hypanthium 3–6 mm long, 1–1.5 mm diam., with rounded ribs, white above the ovary, sometimes red-tipped; sepals triangular, c. 1 mm long, usually entire; petals ovate, c. 2 mm long; style white, 2.5–5 mm long, strongly curved. Flowers mainly Aug.–Nov.

EGL, EGU. Also NSW. In Victoria confined to far East Gippsland where found in windswept coastal heathlands and heathy woodlands.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1996). Myrtaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-08
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Myrtales
family Myrtaceae
genus Darwinia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Darwinia camptostylis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Darwinia camptostylis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native

State distribution

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory