in K.Rule, Muelleria 9: 138 (1996) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Tree to 15 m tall; bark rough to small branches, thick, furrowed longitudinally, dark grey; branchlets salmon-coloured. Juvenile leaves very shortly pedicellate, opposite for several nodes, linear or narrow-oblong, to 6.5 cm long, 0.6 cm wide, dull green; adult leaves petiolate, alternate, lanceolate, 7.5–15 cm long, 1–2 cm wide, concolorous, dull to glossy, green to slightly bluish-green; reticulation moderate, with sparse island oil glands. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles to 1 cm long, 7-flowered; buds pedicellate, ovoid or fusiform, to 0.5 cm long, 0.3 cm diam., scar present; operculum conical; stamens inflexed; anthers dorsifixed, cuneate; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit pedicellate, ovoid to subglobular, to 0.6 cm long, 0.6 cm diam.; disc slightly ascending; valves 3 or 4, slightly exserted; seed black, flattened-ellipsoid, shallowly reticulate, lacunose, hilum ventral. Flowers Mar.–Apr.
CVU, DunT, Gold, GGr, LoM, Wim. Occurs from the Serra Range and Victoria Range in the Grampians, west to near Cavendish, and eastern Little Desert.
Treated by Brooker & Slee (1996) as an informal subspecies of E. aromaphloia.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Australian Capital Territory|