Choretrum glomeratum R.Br.

Prodr. 354 (1810) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Erect virgate shrub to c. 3 m high; branchlets many, terete or angular, striate, glabrous; flowering branchlets 0.5–1.5 mm diam. Leaves alternate, subulate, c. 1 mm long, appressed or slightly spreading, sessile, caducous. Inflorescences 2–5-flowered axillary clusters; peduncle 1–3 mm long; bracts leaf-like, usually 1–3; bracteoles 3 per flower, dentate or fimbriate. Flowers cylindric; tepals 5, ovate, 1–1.5 mm long, obtuse, white or yellowish, appressed when dry, persistent; stamens without appendages, anthers subsessile, lobes more or less equal. Drupe globose, 4–6 mm long, green or yellowish, usually only 1 develops per flower cluster.

Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, VRiv, Wim.

2 varieties, both in Victoria.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1999). Choretrum. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Choretrum glomeratum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Choretrum glomeratum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Goldfields present native

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales