Trans. Philos. Soc. Victoria 1: 8 (1854)
Dioecious or rarely polygamodioecious, spreading shrub to 1.5 m high; branchlets terete to weakly angular, puberulent to glabrous. Leaves simple, more or less sessile, obovate, oblanceolate or oblong, 5–35 mm long, 3–15 mm wide, obtuse or rounded, entire, not viscid, glabrous. Flowers paired or in threes, or rarely in a few-flowered terminal cyme; pedicels 1.5–2.6 mm long; sepals (4 or)5, linear or linear-lanceolate, 1.4–3 mm long, caducous; stamens (5–)8, longer than sepals; ovary glabrous. Capsule 3(–4)-angled, oblong to obovate in outline, 6–9 mm long, 5–8.5 mm wide, glabrous, wings 0.5–1 mm wide, sometimes above the middle of the capsule only, coriaceous, dehiscence septicidal; seed lenticular, 2–2.2 mm long, black, shiny, with hyaline membrane lifting at margin, exarillate. Flowers mostly spring and summer.
LoM, MuF, MuM, RobP, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW. Found in north-west Victoria in semi-arid mallee and Melaleuca uncinata communities on sandy soils.
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