Muelleria 8: 21 (1993) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Erect shrub to 0.8(–1.5) m high, minutely hispid throughout (not obviously glandular), pungently lemon-scented. Leaves pinnate with 5–11 leaflets, to 15 mm long and wide; leaflets narrowly obovate, 2–7 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, obtuse, c. concolorous, margins entire or slightly and irregularly indented; petioles 1.5–3.5 mm long. Inflorescence terminal or in upper axils, 1–5-flowered; peduncle 0–5 mm long; pedicels 3–7 mm long. Sepals deltoid, 1–1.6 mm long, imbricate; petals 4–6.5 mm long, pale to rosy pink, imbricate, midrib not raised, deciduous; stamen filaments pilose; style glabrous, subequal to globular stigma. Follicles, 3–3.5 mm long; seeds 2–3 mm long, dark brown, shiny. Flowers spring–summer.
HSF, VAlp. Endemic to the upper catchment area of the Macalister River, to the north and east of Licola. The few known populations occur in subalpine mallee and heath communities on shallow soils.
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