Acrotriche serrulata

Common name: 


Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Lowan Mallee, Wimmera, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEHJKMNPRSTUVWXYZ) SA, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Common on sandy soils on the Isthmus and drier forests and woodlands, such as on the Vereker Range1

Flower description:

Pale green with red stripes1


Dense shrub to 50 cm tall2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Differs from other Acrotriche in that both surfaces of the leaves are hairy

Image of Acrotriche serrulata
Image of Acrotriche serrulata
Image of Acrotriche serrulata Image: Mary Ellis
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.