Contr. New South Wales Natl Herb. 3: 152 (1962) APNI
Leaves flat or nearly so, coriaceous or firm, (7–)13–47 cm long, (1.5–)2–5(–8.5) mm wide, usually grey-green; margins usually scaberulous; apex usually entire (points readily eroded). Male inflorescence (3–)5–18 cm long, up to c. one-half as long as the leaves, with all axes scabrid or frequently smooth (particularly when immature); non-flowering axis exposed for (1–)1.5–2 cm; flower-bearing axis (2–)4–14 cm long. Female inflorescence 2–5(–17) cm long, with all axes scabrid (usually less so than for the axes of the male inflorescences). Flowers Sep.–Mar.
CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, NIS, OtP, OtR, SnM, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also widespread in south-eastern NSW, occasional in northern NSW, rare in Qld. Occurs in shallow gravelly-clay or sandy soils of rocky or stony areas, often in dry open-forests and woodlands.
Included under this name currently is a form with relatively broad, green, smooth-margined leaves (see images), unlike the majority of other examples of L. filiformis in Victoria. It is currently known from the Anglesea, Grampians and Portland areas and may prove to be taxonomically distinct.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|