Phebalium glandulosum subsp. macrocalyx R.L.Giles

Mallee Phebalium

Australian Systematic Botany 21: 286 (2008) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)

Branchlets moderately to densely glandular-verrucose. Leaves narrow- to linear-cuneate, 1.3–2.5 mm wide, 4–11 mm long, apex retuse to obcordate, margins slightly to strongly recurved or revolute, usually glandular-verrucose; upper surface matt, glandular-verrucose, midrib flat to weakly impressed; lower surface densely silvery-lepidote, midrib not prominent, not or sparsely glandular-verrucose. Pedicels 1.9–6.0 mm long. Calyx deeply hemispherical, 0.9–1.6 mm long, 1.8–3 mm wide, silvery-lepidote.

LoM, MuM, Wim. Also SA, Qld, NSW. Confined to mallee woodland between Lake Boga, Ultima and Lalberrt, north-west Victoria.

Formerly more widespread through the Victorian mallee, but becoming seriously depleted through clearing for agriculture and now apparently restricted to a few small populations totalling fewer than 50 plants.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2016-05-23
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2016-05-23
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
genus Phebalium
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Phebalium glandulosum subsp. macrocalyx in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Phebalium glandulosum subsp. macrocalyx in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales