J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 21: 77 (2007) APNI
Herbs 5–20 cm high. Leaves linear-lanceolate, 1–20 cm long, 2–6 mm wide (measured at midpoint), base expanded, uppermost leaf contracted, somewhat ovate, 1–3(–4) cm long. Flowers 1–6(–11), unisexual, rarely bisexual, female flowers distinctly smaller; tepals elliptic, 4–10 mm long, shortly fused basally, spreading, white or cream, usually with edges pink-tinged (sometimes more apparent with with age), nectary band purple, rarely white or cream; anthers purple to pink. Flowers Jun.–Sept.
LoM, MuM, NIS, RobP, Wim. Also SA. Occurs in north-western Victoria, where it is largely restricted from Little Desert to Murray Sunset National Parks. Typically occurring in drier sites than the other two subspecies.
This subspecies is distinguished by the short, ovate uppermost leaf that lacks an elongated apex, and pink-edged tepals.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|