J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 5: 209 (1982) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: endangered (EN); Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Plants 9–41 cm high; branches developing at ground-level, usually from a perennating stock, or sometimes a little above ground; glandular hairs absent from branches, leaves, rachis, bracts and calyces, or present in lower parts of plant, sometimes leaves, bracts and calyces scabrous from rigid short coarse eglandular hairs. Upper leaves 5.9–14 mm long, with 1–4 pairs of teeth, base rounded-cuneate to narrowly cuneate. Calyx externally with minute (to c. 0.05 mm long) eglandular hairs; corollas with incidence of yellow spot behind lowest lobe unknown, the lower lobes usually emarginate, rarely shallowly emarginate to ruminate-obtuse, externally with eglandular and sometimes also glandular hairs; anthers 1.4–1.9 mm long, with rear awns 0.15–0.35 mm long. Seeds 0.35–0.8 mm long. Flowers Oct.–Dec.
CVU, EGU, GipP, Gold, HNF, HSF, MonT, OtP, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WPro, Wim. Endemic in Victoria. Formerly widespread in lowland to montane central and western Victoria, but now exceedingly rare through habitat destruction, surviving in heathland and heathy woodland on the Mornington Peninsula and near Jamieson.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|