Callistemon wimmerensis N.R.Marriott & G.W.Carr

Muelleria 26 (2): 57,58 (2008) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

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.  

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-06-23
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-08-19
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Myrtales
family Myrtaceae
genus Callistemon
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Callistemon wimmerensis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Callistemon wimmerensis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present cultivated

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