Prodr. 541 (1810) APNI
Slender, coumarin-scented shrub, 1–2 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves erect, narrowly ovate to obovate, or ± oblong, 10–85 mm long, 2–10 mm wide, flat, slightly convex or margins revolute, ± concolorous, or somewhat glaucous beneath, glabrous, 3–7-nerved; margins entire; apex acute to obtuse, sometimes channelled and slightly up-turned. Flowers white, (6–)15–36 in terminal and upper-axillary spikes 10–55 mm long; bracteoles ovate, 0.8–1.5 mm long, obtuse, glabrous, midrib keeled; sepals ovate, 1.2–1.9 mm long, obtuse, glabrous; corolla 2.5–3.2 mm long, lobes slightly longer than tube, acute, densely bearded within; anthers with recurved sterile tips; ovary glabrous, 5(rarely 6)-locular, style 0.4–0.7 mm long. Fruit depressed-spherical, c. 3.5 mm diam. Flowers Sep.–Nov.
CVU, GipP, HFE, HSF, OtP, OtR, Strz, WaP, WPro. Also WA, Tas. Occasional in damp to wet, near-coastal heathlands and heathy woodlands between Peterborough and Yarram, and possibly becoming rare through habitat depletion within this range.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|