Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect or ascending perennial to 40 cm high, with glandular and simple hairs. Leaves subsessile, mainly cauline, more or less ovate, 1–3 cm long, 2–10 mm wide, base cuneate to truncate, apex acute, both surfaces pubescent, margins usually toothed or lobed, sometimes with 2 large lobes or teeth near base; basal leaves ephemeral. Inflorescences terminal leafy racemes or thyrses to 30 cm long; peduncles 6–15 mm long; pedicels non-articulate, 4–7 mm long; bracteoles linear, 1.5–4 mm long. Sepals linear to lanceolate, 2–4 mm long; corolla to 12 mm long, pubescent outside, c. glabrous inside, yellow, abaxial lobes to 5 mm long, wings c. 1.5 mm wide; indusium oblong, often grooved above and below; ovules 4–12. Fruit broad-ovoid, to 4 mm long, valves entire and spreading; seeds oblong, 1.5–2.5 mm long, minutely papillose, yellow, wing vestigial. Flowers mainly Aug.–May.
EGU, HSF, VAlp. Also NSW. Rare in Victoria where known by a few collections from the Licola, Omeo and upper Snowy River areas, usually in open-forest on stony ridges.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|