Monotoca elliptica

Common name: 

Tree Broom-heath

Family: 
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

Habit:

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

Images:
Image of Monotoca elliptica
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

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