Fl. Austral 1: 265 (1863) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub to 2 m high. Leaves cordate, 3–7 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, drooping, stellate-hairy on both surfaces but sometimes almost glabrous above; margins somewhat sinuate; petioles 4–10 mm long. Inflorescence 5–12-flowered, more or less open; bracteoles 1–2(–3), 2–5 mm long. Calyx segments 6–10 mm long, white, the outer surface densely stellate-hairy, the inner surface glabrous or slightly hairy; petals 1 mm long, dark red-brown; anthers brownish, c. 1.5 mm long; style with conspicuous tufts of reflexed hairs. Capsule c. 4 mm diam., conspicuously hairy. Flowers mainly Sep.–Dec.
GipP, Glep, WaP. Also SA. In Victoria confined to clifftop and dune woodland and heathland near Port Campbell and Portland, favouring sandy soils derived from limestone.
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