Fl. Austral. 4: 173 (1868) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Stiff prickly shrub to c. 1 m high; branchlets puberulent. Leaves ascending to spreading, lanceolate, 5–15 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, mucronate, flat, glabrous, lower surface paler; margins plane, serrulate. Flowers solitary, white; bracts boat-shaped to leaf-like, usually caducous; bracteoles and sepals lanceolate to lanceolate-ovate, acuminate; bracteoles 2–3.5 mm long; sepals 2.8–3.5 mm long; corolla tube cylindric, 2.6–3.3 mm long, glabrous internally except for 5 tufts of reflexed hairs between the anthers; lobes acute to acuminate, spreading, undulate, inner surface papillose, 2.5–4 mm long; anthers not cohering, enclosed within the corolla tube, ± bearded towards base; ovary 3–5-locular, tapering rather abruptly to a glabrous style 0.6–1.1 mm long. Flowers Aug.–Dec.
GGr. Also Tas. Confined to a few locations in the Grampians where typically occurring on the sandy or rocky slopes of ranges or peaks, in woodland with a shrubby under-storey.
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