Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Spreading shrub 0.5–2 m high, glabrous or tomentose; stems green to reddish. Leaves alternate, occasionally some opposite, ovate to lanceolate, 3–17 cm long, 3.5–13 cm wide, unlobed or up to 5- (usually 3-) lobed, apex acute to acuminate, rarely obtuse, base cuneate to cordate, margins acutely or obtusely serrate, sometimes more or less crenate, rarely entire, upper surface dark green, tomentose or glabrous, lower surface paler, glabrous to tomentose; petiole 0.3–7.5 cm long. Male spikes 5–34 cm long; female spikes 2–7 cm long. Male flowers with 4 sepals 3–6 mm long. Female flowers with 3–8 sepals 2.5–12 mm long. Flowers Jul.–Feb.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HSF. Also WA, NT, Qld, NSW. Apparently confined in Victoria to East Gippsland where often occurring in riparian habitats. Specimens previously attributed to Adriana tomentosa var. tomentosa from south-western Victoria are based on misdterminations of Adriana quadripartita.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|