Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Midlands, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (JMNPRSTVWZ) also NSW
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Only grows in sheltered positions in moist forests in the south of the Prom. Often in fern gullies
Cream to light green or greeny-yellow
Medium to tall shrub to 4 m
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
This species has pinnate leaves and clusters of small, think-stalked flowers arranged in umbels. Fruit is a succulent blue drupe 3
There are three subspecies however only subsp. 'Short leaflets' is present at the Prom 2
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
3 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.