Rhytidosporum procumbens

Common Name:

White Marianth

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Grampians, Midlands, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (CDHJKMNPRSTVWXYZ) also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Heathland and woodlands on poor sandy or stony soils 1

Flower Description:

White or mauve 1


Procumbent to erect subshrub to 40 cm high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Seeds of this plant are deeply wrinkled and the leaves are more than 4x longer than wide, and linear 1


Image: Gill Brown

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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