Pl. Syst. Evol. 240: 30 (2003)
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Weak ascending perennial subshrub 30–60 cm high; stems slender, sometimes scrambling over taller plants and reaching 150 cm in length. Leaves 15–40 mm long, green; leaflets articulate at base, linear to narrow oblong-elliptic, 10–25 mm long, 2–3(–4) mm wide, fleshy, apex acute; common petiole narrow. Sepals 4, ovate-lanceolate, 3–5 mm long, deflexed or spreading in fruit; petals 4, narrow-obovate to elliptic, 4–8 mm long, apex rounded, pale yellow; stamens 8, filaments subulate, lacking wings. Fruiting pedicels 8–25 mm long; fruit a 4-angled loculicidal capsule, obconical, 6–9 mm long, drooping, truncate at apex with a short point; seeds 1 or 2 per cell. Flowers mostly Jun.–Feb.
LoM, MuM, MSB, RobP. Also WA, SA, NSW. In Victoria, confined to the far north-west where occasional in mallee scrubland and herbfield, mainly on calcareous soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|