Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 4: 150 (1856) APNI
Erect shrub 1–3 m high, wiry, slender. Leaves moderately crowded, oblanceolate to elliptic, spreading widely, 4–10 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, more or less flat above, keeled below; apex acute or obtuse; base attenuate. Flowers solitary in axils, white, to 6 mm across; pedicel to 1.6–2.5 mm long; bracteoles absent; hypanthium obconical; calyx-lobes obtuse, triangular; petals orbicular, 2–2.5 mm long; stamens 8–10, usually 8, filaments geniculate; ovary 2-celled, almost flat-topped. Fruit cup-like, to 3 mm diam.; seeds angular. Flowers mainly Dec.–Mar.
CVU, EGL, GGr, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW. Occurs along streams and in bogs, mainly in montane to alpine areas (sometimes in cool-air drainage zones in valleys), sometimes occurring with Baeckea gunniana, with isolated records from Maramingo Swamp (near Genoa), Black Range and Moorabool Top Reservoir.
See note under Baeckea latifolia.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|