Austrostipa rudis subsp. australis (J.Everett & S.W.L.Jacobs) S.W.L.Jacobs & J.Everett

Telopea 6: 588 (1996) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Glumes broadly obtuse with 1–2 mm of delicately membranous, often erose tip, upper glume 11–14.5 mm long; lemma 8.6–11.5 mm long, the hairs sparse or absent toward the apex; callus 0.8–1.7 mm long, usually <20% the length of the lemma; awn 60–90 mm long, column 32–45 mm long. Flowers mostly Nov.–Jan.

DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, HSF, OtP, OtR, VVP, WaP. NSW, Tas. Uncommon, mostly in cool areas of southern Victoria. Usually at moderate altitude, in open-forest on sandy or sandstone-derived soils.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2015-07-07
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-11-16
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Austrostipa rudis subsp. australis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Austrostipa rudis subsp. australis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native

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New South Wales