Correa glabra var. glabra

Rock Correa

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Usually an erect shrub to 2.7 m high; branches weakly tomentose. Leaves papery to subcoriaceous, narrow- to broad-elliptic or occasionally obovate, 1–4 cm long, 4–17 mm wide, apex obtuse to rounded, base rounded to cuneate, upper surface c. smooth and soon glabrous, lower surface glabrous or glabrescent, margin entire. Flowers solitary, terminal on short axillary shoots, c. pendent; pedicel 2–4 mm long; bracteoles basal, linear to oblanceolate, 4–7 mm long, deciduous; calyx hemispherical, 3–5 mm long, c. truncate, glabrous to sparsely and minutely grey-tomentose, becoming flattened and closed after anthesis; corolla cylindric to c. funnel-shaped, 1.5–4 cm long, petals fused, pale green to pale yellow; stamens exserted to c. half the length of the corolla, filaments widened at base. Flowers Mar.–Nov.

CVU, DunT, GipP, Gold, GGr, HSF, LoM, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also Qld, NSW.

Hybridizes with C. reflexa, the progeny often having a reddish flush to the corolla.

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.
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2016-05-31
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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 glabra var. glabra in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Correa glabra var. glabra in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory