Tasmannia xerophila subsp. xerophila

Alpine Pepper

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Small shrub to 2.5 m high; leaves (2–)3–9 cm long, 7–17 mm wide; flowers 1–16 per inflorescence; female flowers with carpels 2–6(–11) and ovules 2–9 per carpel. Flowers Dec.–Feb.

CVU, EGU, GipP, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW, ACT. Occasional to common on higher parts of the Great Dividing Range (at altitudes of 600–1800 m), mostly in Snow-gum woodland, often among rocks.

Source: Raleigh, R.E.; Entwisle, T.J. (1996). Winteraceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Tasmannia xerophila subsp. xerophila in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Tasmannia xerophila subsp. xerophila in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Highlands-Far East present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory