J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 181 (1865) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Erect shrub 30–50 cm high, wiry, open. Leaves grey-green, linear and triquetrous to obovate and concavo-convex, 2–3 mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide; apex obtuse to mucronate; margins entire to minutely fimbriate. Flowers in compound corymbose heads, 2–4 in each partial head, borne in upper leaf axils; bracteoles white to pink, obovate, 2.5–3 mm long, keeled, mucronate, often early caducous; hypanthium 2–3 mm long, c. 1 mm diam., papillose between ribs; sepals and petals white, ovate-oblong, c. 1 mm long, entire; style 2–4 mm long, gently curved. Flowers mainly Oct.–Dec.
LoM, Wim. Also SA. In Victoria confined to the Little Desert area where found mainly in swales and around the edges of salt lakes, often with Melaleuca brevifolia.
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