Descr. Pl. Nouv. 1: 7, t. 7 (1800) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub to c. 1 m high; stems flattened, 1–3 mm wide, often glaucous, glabrous or sparingly pubescent. Leaves alternate, distichous, unifoliolate, narrowly to broadly ovate or linear-oblong, 10–30 mm long, 1.5–12 mm wide, larger leaves usually confined to juvenile growth; margins flat, incurved or involute; stipules triangular, to 1 mm long. Flowers solitary, 7–15 mm long; pedicels to 5 mm long; bracts few, to 1.5 mm long; bracteoles similar to bracts, inserted on lower half of pedicel, persistent; calyx 4–6 mm long, lobes equal to or shorter than the tube; standard slightly shorter or longer than keel, orange-yellow suffused with red outside; wings shorter than keel; ovary stipitate, glabrous, c. 8-ovuled. Pod narrow-oblong, 2–4 cm long, 0.7–0.9 mm wide, valves slightly thickened; stipe exceeding calyx. Flowers Apr.–Jun.
CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, WPro. Also Qld, NSW. Uncommon in Victoria and now confined to Gippsland east of Rosedale. Favours sandy soils in a variety of habitats including heath and open woodland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|