J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New South Wales 57: 128 (1923) APNI
Shrub to 4 m high; bark on smaller stems smooth, persistent. Young stems with a groove near base of petiole. Leaves elliptic to narrowly obovate, 8–15 mm long, 3–5 mm wide, glabrous, usually yellow-green or light green; apex acute to shortly acuminate, flat to incurved; margins incurved to recurved. Flowers 13–18 mm diam.; hypanthium c. 2.5 mm long, usually glabrous, occasionally silky, sessile; sepals narrowly triangular to triangular, c. 2 mm long, glabrous on outer surface and usually with a tuft of hairs at the apex, or sparsely silky on outer surface, persisting on fruit; petals 4–7 mm long, white; ovary 5–8-locular, apex shortly silky all over. Fruit deciduous, obconical, 5–8 mm diam., surface glabrous and wrinkled; seeds c. 2 mm long, often winged, with a reticulate surface pattern. Flowers mainly Aug.–Nov.
HNF, LoM, MuF, MuM, RobP, Wim, *GipP. Also SA, NSW. Grows in mallee-heath and heathlands on deep sands in far north-western Victoria.
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