Lomatia fraseri

Common Name:

Tree Lomatia



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (KNRSTVWZ) also NSW
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Moist sheltered sites. Common along tracks south and east of Tidal River 1
heathland or heathy woodland extending to montane forest

Flower Description:

Cream 2


Shrub or small tree to 8 m high 2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are large (15 cm long and 4 cm wide) with toothed margins. Flowers are sweet smelling, look like grevillea flowers and are in clusters 2


Image: Mary Ellis

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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