Hairy Pink Bells
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Midlands, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (NPSTWXZ) also NSW, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Coastal heathland and sclerophyll forest
Dense shrub to 30 cm tall
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
This species differs from the other species of Tetratheca at the Prom by having scattered leaves that are not in whorls, and very hairy stems 1
There are two subspecies, only subsp. latifolia is found at the Prom.
Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.