Monotoca elliptica

Common name: 

Tree Broom-heath

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (TWXZ) also NSW, Tas

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

Scrub and stringybark-peppermint forests throughout the Prom1

Flower description:

White or cream flowers1


Dense shrub or tree to 8 m2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is similar to Leucopogon parviflorus when not in flower or fruit. Flower lobes of Monotoca elliptica are hairless and leaves are sharply pointed1

Image of Monotoca elliptica
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria