Austrobaileya 6: 507 (2003) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Low wiry shrub to c. 50 cm high, densely and divaricately branched, glabrous to minutely scabrous. Leaves rather scattered, ovate to suborbicular, mostly 1.5–4 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, apex obtuse and often recurved, more or less flat, glabrous; petiole to c. 0.5 mm long. Male flowers with sepals ovate, c. 1 mm long, often reddish, inner ones larger; stamens all half as long as sepals or shorter. Female flowers with sepals c. 2 mm long, acute, reddish; ovary ovoid. Capsule obloid, 3–5 mm long, 1.5–2 mm wide; seed 2.5–4 mm long, reddish-brown. Flowers mainly Sep.–Nov.
CVU, EGL, EGU, Gold, HSF. Also NSW. Mostly in eastern Victoria but with a western outlier near Bacchus Marsh and pre-1900 collections from Mount Macedon and Bendigo, rare, often on rocky sites.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|