Kunzea ambigua

Common Name:

White Kunzea



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Otway Plain, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (KTWZ) also NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Coastal and near coastal heathlands and woodlands 1

Flower Description:

White 1


Shrub to 2-4 m 2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are densely crowded on the branches of this species and are often in whorls. Flowers are heavily honey scented and in densely packed bottlebrush-like heads 1


Image: David Meagher
Image: Gill Brown
Image: Gill Brown
Image: Gill Brown

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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