Hickenia 1: 109 (1977) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Slender shrub, to 5 m high; stems glabrous. Leaves persistent, elliptic to obovate, 10–20 mm long, 3–7 mm wide, shining, otherwise both leaves and stipules like those of D. pubescens; spines not developed at each node, to c. 1 cm long. Flowers like those of D. pubescens but lacking petals. Fruits like those of D. pubescens. Flowers Nov.–Dec.
HNF, VAlp. Also NSW. Extremely rare, known in Victoria from only 2 very small populations in moist subalpine woodland north-east of Omeo and near Cobungra.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|