Victorian Naturalist 22: 158 (1908) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: extinct (EX); Victoria: extinct (x)
Erect shrub to 1 m high; stems slightly ridged, with sparse, pale, spreading hairs on young growth. Leaves alternate, obovate, 6–10 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, concave to conduplicate; apex obtuse to cuneate, with small mucronate tip; upper surface glabrous, paler than lower; lower surface slightly hairy with prominent raised midrib; margin flat; stipules lanceolate, c. 1.5 mm long. Inflorescence a terminal head-like cluster of 4–6 flowers; bracts broadly ovate to almost orbicular, 1–3 mm long and wide, with a central patch of hairs and scarious margin; calyx 5–6 mm long, covered with golden hairs; bracteoles attached between base and centre of calyx tube, linear-lanceolate, c. 2 mm long, hairy; standard 7–8 mm wide; ovary and lower third of style covered with golden hairs. Pod not seen. Flowers Nov.
Known only from a few collections made between 1903 and 1906 from the south-west side of the Victoria Range in the Grampians.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||extinct||native|