Coprosma ×tadgellii W.R.B.Oliv.

Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull. 132: 49 (1935)

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Prostrate subshrub; stems woody, much-branched, pubescent on young branches, glabrous on older branches. Leaves crowded, elliptic, oblong or linear-oblong, 3–8.5 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, acute or obtuse, glossy and glabrous, margins flat; stipules triangular, margins ciliate. Flowers and fruit not seen.

VAlp. Known only from Mount Hotham.

A rare natural hybrid between Coprosma nivalis and Coprosma nitida that has leaves and habit resembling those of Coprosma nivalis but has pubescent young branches like Coprosma nitida rather than glabrous young branches like Coprosma nivalis.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-06-08
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-09-26
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Gentianales
family Rubiaceae
genus Coprosma
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Coprosma ×tadgellii in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Coprosma ×tadgellii in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Alps present native