Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 83: 188 (1958) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Shrub to 3.5 m high; stems terete, appressed-pubescent. Leaves opposite to alternate, narrowly elliptic to obovate, 12–20 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm wide, flat; base rounded; apex acute to obtuse, pungent; upper surface glabrous, paler than lower; lower surface with scattered appressed hairs; margin flat to incurved; stipules c. 1 mm long, lanceolate, appressed to stem. Flowers in lax terminal or axillary clusters; bracts absent; stipules of floral leaves slightly enlarged; calyx 2–5 mm long, with sparse appressed hairs; bracteoles inserted below or at base of calyx, lanceolate, 1–2 mm long, pubescent; standard 7–9 mm wide; ovary and lower half of style hairy. Pod turgid, at least lower third enclosed by calyx. Flowers Sep.–Dec.
Strz. Also NSW. This species is tentatively treated as native in Victoria. It is currently known from a single collection on Private property near Traralgon, where it is not believed to have been planted. However, the absence of other records of this species in the general area does not support this idea.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|