Pimelea linifolia subsp. linoides (A.Cunn.) Threlfall

Brunonia 5: 142 (1983) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Shrub 0.3–2.5 m high. Leaves usually more or less linear, sometimes narrowly oblong-elliptic or oblanceolate, dark bluish-green or dark green on upper surface, paler below, 6–40 mm long, 1–4 mm wide; margins recurved. Inflorescence erect or pendulous, many-flowered; involucral bracts lanceolate or rarely ovate, 10–15 mm long, 3–10 mm wide, green or reddish. Flowers not much longer than bracts, white; floral tube 10–14 mm long. Flowers Sep.–Nov.

GGr, HSF, Strz, WPro. NSW, Tas. In Victoria, known only from the Grampians and Wilsons Promontory, growing in dry forest on sandstone.

A larger and more robust plant than the other 2 subspecies.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1996). Thymelaeaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-10-05
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Malvales
family Thymelaeaceae
genus Pimelea
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pimelea linifolia subsp. linoides in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pimelea linifolia subsp. linoides in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Greater Grampians present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native

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New South Wales