Prodr. 358 (1810) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect, glabrous, often yellowish shrub to c. 1.5 m high; young branches striate, often minutely papillose. Leaves linear, oblong or narrow-elliptic, mostly 5–15 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, sometimes larger on main branches, apex acute or obtuse, often mucronate and slightly uncinate, flat or concave above. Flowers solitary; pedicel to c. 1.5 mm long; calyx to c. 0.5 mm long, slightly undulate, enlarging after flowering to enclose fruit; petals 5 or 6, 3–5 mm long, free or partly fused, white or yellowish; stamens c. 1.5 mm long, staminodes c. 2 mm long, hirsute in lower half. Drupes obovoid to ellipsoid, 4–8 mm long. Flowers throughout the year.
EGL. Also Qld, NSW. Narrowly restricted in Victoria to heathy woodland and heathland south of Cann River, but locally abundant.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|