Tracts Relating to Natural History 297, t.7 (1798) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Glabrous, decumbent subshrub, often several-branched from near base, branches to c. 30 cm long; stems not conspicuously glandular. Leaves sessile or subsessile, simple, narrow-elliptic, 8–25 mm long, 1.5–5 mm wide, acute, distinctly discolorous, margins often recurved. Inflorescence axillary, 1(–3)-flowered; pedicels 1–10 mm long. Sepals deltoid, c. 1 mm long, valvate, glabrous, green; petals 4.5–6.5 mm long, pale to mid pink, imbricate, midrib not raised; stamens 8 with pilose filaments pilose; stigma not strongly demarcated from style. Follicles glabrous, ripe fruit not seen. Flowers spring.
EGL. Also Qld, NSW. Known in Victoria from a single 2014 collection from damp lowland forest between Nowa Nowa and Orbost.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|