in Endl.et al., Enum. Pl. 78 (1837) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Spreading shrub to c. 3 m high, glabrous; branches often horizontal to drooping, sparsely or obscurely tuberculate. Leaves alternate to opposite, lax, usually drooping, narrow-linear, mostly 2–11 cm long, 1–2.5 mm wide, apex acute, margins entire; sessile. Inflorescences 6–8-flowered; pedicels 1–3 mm long, glabrous. Flowers secund on upper side of branches; sepals ovate-lanceolate, 1–1.5 mm long, acute, valvate, glabrous; corolla 3–5 mm long, glabrous outside, with long scattered hairs inside, white, unspotted; stamens long-exserted; ovary and style glabrous. Fruit obloid, 2–3 mm long, 2–2.5 mm wide, compressed, truncate. Flowers mainly Oct.–Jan.
EGU, SnM. Also NSW. Very rare in Victoria where apparently confined to rocky, lightly forested slopes in rainshadow areas of the Snowy River catchment north of Gelantipy.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||cultivated|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|