Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensland 60: 108 (1949) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Dense shrub to 0.5 m high. Leaves in whorls of 3, broad, oblong to elliptic or suborbicular, 8–14 mm long, 5–8 mm wide, length-to-width ratio 1.3–1.8, sparsely to moderately covered in somewhat appressed, simple, antrorse hairs, upper surface finally glabrous, shining, margin entire and flat; petiole 1–1.5 mm long. Bracteoles 1–1.8 mm long. Calyx green, outer surface sparsely (rarely moderately) hairy, tube 3.5–4.5 mm long, lobes triangular, 1–2.5 mm long, 1.5–2 mm wide, lobe-to-tube ratio (0.3–)c. 0.6; corolla 8–9 mm long, white with orange-red dots. Flowers early summer.
VAlp. Also NSW. In Victoria known only from dryish, rocky Eucalyptus pauciflora woodland at c. 1650 m altitude, south of Mt Bogong.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||cultivated|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|