Muelleria 26 (2): 57,58 (2008) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: critically endangered (CR); Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Erect shrub or small tree to c. 10 m high; bark hard, slightly fissured; branches ± stiff, ascending. Leaves moderately to densely arranged, narrowly oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, (1.2–)3–5(–6) cm long, (2–)4–7(–8) mm wide, mucronate, midrib and marginal veins prominent, lateral veins obscure, oil glands visible on lower surface. Flower spikes mostly 3.5–5 cm long, 3.2–3.5 cm wide with a hairy axis; hypanthium 2–3.3 mm long, glabrous except for a ring of hairs on the rim; stamens 11.5–13.5 mm long, filaments pink, anthers yellow. Capsules 3.5–5 mm long, 4–8 mm wide. Flowers Oct.–Dec.
Wim. Apparently restricted to stream-banks along the MacKenzie River south of Horsham.
Plants are apparently capable of resprouting from a lignotuber.
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