Pimelea flava subsp. flava

Yellow Rice-flower

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrub 0.5–2.5 m high. Leaves more or less membranous. Involucral bracts usually broadly elliptic, 5–12 mm long, 2–11 mm wide, usually markedly larger than subtending leaves, leaf-like in colour or more yellowish. Flowers yellow; floral tube persisting in fruit. Flowers mainly spring.

Brid, CVU, DunT, EGU, Glep, Gold, GGr, HSF, MuM, OtP, OtR, VVP, Wim. Also SA, Tas. Mostly in cool, moist forest, frequently amongst rocks.

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, 2019-09-03
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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 flava subsp. flava in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pimelea flava subsp. flava in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native

State distribution

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South Australia