Nature conservation

Threatened species

Lasiopetalum longistamineum - profile

Indicative distribution

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The areas shown in pink and/purple are the sub-regions where the species or community is known or predicted to occur. They may not occur thoughout the sub-region but may be restricted to certain areas. ( click here to see geographic restrictions). The information presented in this map is only indicative and may contain errors and omissions.
Scientific name: Lasiopetalum longistamineum
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Profile last updated: 30 Jul 2019


Spreading shrub to 1.5 m high with dense rusty- intertwined hairs on branches. Leaves usually 3 - 4 times as long as wide, base rounded to heart-shaped, tip pointed; upper surface green and sparsely to without hairs, lower surface covered with white, dense intertwined hairs with veins raised and rusty coloured; leaf stalk 10 - 15 mm long. Flowers crowded in spike-like branches; bracteoles (petal like structure) more or less egg like, with densely intertwined hairs, 3 - 4 mm long. Fruit 3 - 5 mm diameter, with intertwined hairs.


Occurs in the Mt Dangar - Gungal area within Merriwa and Muswellbrook Local Government Areas. A very small number of plants have been recorded within the Goulburn River National Park. This species tends to grow on rich alluvial deposits.

Habitat and ecology

  • Flowers in spring and grows in rich alluvial deposits.
  • Little information is known about the ecology or biology of this species.
  • Response to fire is unknown.

Regional distribution and habitat

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Information sources

IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
Sydney BasinKerrabee Known None