Bull. Soc. Bot. France 42: 86 (1895) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Spreading to pendulous shrubs, glabrous except young shoots and inflorescences brown-tomentose; epicortical runners usually present. Leaves alternate or subopposite, narrow-lanceolate to elliptic, 4–14 cm long, 6–45 mm wide, base attenuate, apex rounded, isobilateral, leathery, green; venation distinct or obscure, midrib prominent; petiole 3–15 mm long. Inflorescence of 5–20 flowers, axis 5–50 mm long; pedicels 1.5–4 mm long; bracts c. 1.5 mm long, acute or obtuse. Calyx entire or weakly toothed, limb to c. 1 mm long; corolla 25–50 mm long, yellow to red; anthers 3–5 mm long, c. equal to free part of filament. Fruit ovoid, 10–15 mm long, yellow to red. Flowers Nov.–Mar.
This species is often the host of the mistletoe Notothixos subaureus Oliv. (Santalaceae).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|