Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 152 (1810) APNI
Erect or spreading shrub to c. 1.5 m high; young branches tomentose. Leaves compound with (3–)5(–7) terete segments, 5–20 mm long, densely clustered at ends of branchlets, bright green, glabrous or glabrescent with a few hairs at base; petiole 1–8 mm long. Inflorescences 1-flowered, solitary or up to 3 together at branch-tips, closely surrounded by and partly hidden by leaves; peduncles 1–1.5 mm long; involucral bracts 4–7, glabrous outside, margins ciliate. Tepals 14–21 mm long, pale yellow to almost white, pubescent; free anther-bearing lobes 3–4 mm long, reflexed at anthesis; anthers sessile c. 1.5 mm long; ovary villous. Fruit a 1-seeded nut, ellipsoid, 2–3 mm long, sessile. Flowers mostly spring.
LoM, MuM, Wim. Also SA. An uncommon shrub of sand-heaths in the Big and Little Deserts of far western Victoria.
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