Muelleria 6: 6 (1985) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: endangered (EN); Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Plants tufted, stems erect or ascending to 15 cm high. Leaves linear, firm but pliant, clustered toward stem apices, 10–16(–22) mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide, base tapering gradually from the sheath which is pale brownish with fine cottony hairs on upper margin, lamina glabrous, apex pungent. Scapes 3–7 cm long, simple; head ovoid, 6–10 mm long, 4–8 mm wide, 4–12-flowered with 3–15 linear, pointed bracts to 13 mm long; flowers white, perianth tube c. 6 mm long; lobes linear, c. 6 mm long. Fruits and seeds unknown. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
GGr. Endemic. Endemic in the Grampians and there restricted to an extremely small area in the Wonderland Range on an exposed sandstone outcrop. One of Victoria's most endangered endemic plants, being known only from a single population, perhaps not reproducing by seed (ovules are produced but have not been observed to mature viable seeds).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||cultivated|