Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
?Lowan Mallee, Wannon, Grampians, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEJKNPSTWXZ) SA, NSW
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Damp but well drained sandy soils in heathlands, especially around Millers Landing
females purplish red, males brown
Small to medium shrub to 2-3 m
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
This species has greyish- green concave ribs on the branchlets 1,2
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2 Ellis, M. (unpublished).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”.