Victorian Naturalist 13: 164 (1957) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect, rigidly branched shrub to 1.5 m high; stems angled, hairy when young. Leaves alternate, oblanceolate, 8–20 mm long, 3–6 mm wide; apex emarginate; upper surface glabrescent, darker than lower; lower surface glabrous; margin flat; stipules c. 1.5 mm long, closely appressed to stem. Inflorescence terminal, head-like, of more than 5 flowers; bracts ovate, 4–5 mm long, slightly hairy, margins ciliate, deciduous at anthesis; enlarged stipules persistent at base of pedicels; calyx 5–7 mm long, densely silky-hairy; bracteoles attached at or above middle of calyx tube, oblanceolate, 3–4 mm long, extending beyond lobes, hairy, apex finely serrate; standard 8–9 mm wide; ovary and base of style hairy. Pod flat, exserted from calyx. Flowers Sep.–Nov.
CVU, Gold, HNF, NIS, VRiv. Also NSW. Confined to dry forest on granite hills, particularly in the Warby Range and near Beechworth, with disjunct occurrence near Maldon.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|