Homoranthus decumbens  |  

Homoranthus decumbens

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

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.

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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).