Pimelea drupacea

Common Name:

Cherry Rice-flower

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wilsons Promontory (T) also Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Shady, moist valleys 1

Flower Description:

White 1


Shrub 1-3 m high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The inflorescence is terminal and compact head of 4-12 flowers. Leaves are opposite and 70 mm long by 15 mm wide. Flowers are tubular and 4-6 mm long 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

EOL VicFlora

Conservation status:

Vulnerable in Victora


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