Acrotriche serrulata R.Br.


Spreading, mat-forming shrub. Leaves linear to lanceolate, mostly 5-12 mm long, to 2 mm wide, 3-5 veined and with extremely short stalk. Flowers 5-10 in a spike, white to pale green. Floral tube to about 5 mm long; winter to spring. Ovary with 5-7 chambers. Fruit to 5 mm wide, grey-green.

SA, NSW, Vic, Tas.

Grows naturally in sclerophyll forest.

Leaves flat, mostly less than 2 mm wide and with 3-5 prominent veins.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Epacridaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Ericaceae
genus        Acrotriche R.Br.