Prodr. 575 (1810) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect perennial to 70 cm high, often with adventitious roots; stems glabrescent. Leaves sessile, mostly basal, linear to oblanceolate, 5–25 cm long, 1–12 mm wide, acute or obtuse, thick, glossy, glabrous, entire or toothed. Inflorescences terminal spikes or thyrses to 60 cm long; pedicels non-articulate, 0–4 mm long; bracteoles linear-lanceolate, 3–6 mm long. Sepals linear, 4–5 mm long; corolla 10–15 mm long, appressed-pubescent outside, more or less glabrous inside, yellow, abaxial lobes 4–8 mm long, wings 1–2.5 mm wide; indusium broad-oblong; ovules 30–40. Fruit obovoid, 4–9 mm long, valves bifid; seeds elliptic, c. 1.5 mm long, reticulate-pitted, brown, wing vestigial. Flowers mainly Aug.–Feb.
CVU, EGL, EGU. Also Qld, NSW. In Victoria confined to far East Gippsland where sometimes locally common around the margins of swamps, streams and grass-tree plains.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|