Telopea 2: 177 (1981) APNI
Rounded shrub to 50 cm high; branches with an indumentum of short glandular and non-glandular hairs, viscid. Leaves sessile or subsessile, oblong, elliptic or ovate, mostly 2–10 mm long, 1–4 mm wide, obtuse, often abruptly narrowed in upper half due to recurving of margins, pubescent and viscid with glandular and non-glandular hairs. Flowers usually solitary, sometimes in 1–3-flowered cymes; pedicels 1–10 mm long, pubescent; calyx campanulate, 2–5 mm long, pubescent; corolla 6–11 mm long, sparsely pubescent outside, papillose inside, white with purple striations, lobes ovate, 2.5–5 mm long, obtuse, about as long as tube, spreading; stamens 2–5 mm long. Capsule broad-ovoid to globose, 2.5–4 mm long; seeds c. 2.5 mm long, pitted, brown. Flowers mainly spring.
GGr, LoM, MuM, RobP, Wim. Also SA. Scattered through north-western Victoria from the northern Grampians to the Sunset Country and sometimes common in mallee communities on sandy soils.
See note under Cyphanthera anthocercidea.
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