Biblioth. Bot. 22 (Heft 89): 430 (1928) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Herb, to 60 cm tall, glabrous. Leaves linear to oblong or narrowly elliptic, 0.5–9 cm long; stipules linear to triangular, to 1.5 mm long. Flowers in terminal and axillary racemes, 2.5–20 cm long, far exceeding the leaves. Sepals lanceolate, 2–3 mm long, green; petals blue-mauve, lower petal elliptic to obovate, 7–20 mm long, usually c. as wide as long, upper pair lanceolate, lateral petals broadly oblong. Capsule 3–6 cm long; seeds pitted, dark brown or black. Flowers Sep.–Jan.
EGL, EGU, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, VAlp. Also SA, Qld, NSW. Scattered through montane areas in eastern and north-eastern Victoria, often on rocky slopes.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|