Lasiopetalum macrophyllum

Common Name:

Shrubby Velvet Bush



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Grampians, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDJSTWZ) also NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Amongst rocks near watercourses 1

Flower Description:

Reddish 1


Shrub to 3 m high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Flowers are in a dense, compact inflorescences, leaves are oblong and are densely covered in hairs 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

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