Homoranthus decumbens is a shrub growing to 15 cm high and 2 m across. Leaves are opposite, lacking a distinct leaf stalk and are whitish-green when growing then change to reddish-brown with age . It has tiny, yellow-green flowers and leaves vary in colour from a pale bluish tint to reddish brown. Flowers occur singularly in the leaf axils. Flowering occurs in September to December. This species has a decumbent habit.
Homoranthus decumbens |
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Listing Advices, Homoranthus decumbens
Potential Potential threats include inappropriate legal collection practices (seeds and cuttings for cultivation); habitat disturbance by road maintenance and inappropriate fire regimes (Wang; 1995).