Apalochlamys spectabilis

Common Name:

Showy Cassinia



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEKNPTWXZ) also SA, NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Coastal heaths and sand-dunes 1

Flower Description:

Pale brown 1


Erect subshrubby herb to 2 m 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Inflorescence up to 40 cm long and pyramidal- it can be somewhat drooping. Leaves are sessile with a lower surface of greyish hairs 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

Understory Network NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria