Fl. Austral. 4: 114 (1868) APNI
Spreading perennial subshrub to 60 cm high; stems more or less terete, slightly ribbed, grey- or brown-tomentose with branched hairs. Leaves sessile, ovate to oblong-elliptic, 7–18 mm long, 3–6 mm wide, tomentose on both surfaces or glabrescent, margins entire and thickened. Inflorescence branches 1–3-flowered, mostly solitary in upper axils, with rusty branched hairs; peduncles 5–8 mm long; pedicels 1–2 mm long; bracteoles 2, oblong to narrow-elliptic, 3–4.5 mm long. Sepals 0.5–1.5 mm long, hairy; corolla 10–12 mm long, blue or purplish inside, rusty-tomentose outside, wings 1.5–2 mm wide. Fruit ovoid, to c. 4 mm long, rusty-hairy. Flowers Sep.–Dec.
Gold, LoM, MuM, Wim. Also SA. Widespread in north-western Victoria, usually in mallee communities.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|