Fl. Australia 18: 324 (1990) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Shrub 0.3–1.2 m high; stems glabrous; nodes prominent. Leaves opposite, shortly petiolate, narrowly obovate to elliptic, 7–20 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, mid green, usually slightly paler on lower surface, glabrous. Inflorescence terminal, usually pendulous, a many-flowered head; involucral bracts 4, 6 or 8, sessile, ovate or elliptic, 10–17 mm long, 6–9 mm wide, thin, glabrous, pale green or yellow-green, sometimes reddish. Flowers bisexual, white; floral tube 14–15 mm long, glabrous outside, hairy inside, style-portion longer than ovary-portion, circumscissile above ovary; sepals spreading, c. 4 mm long, glabrous inside; pedicel hairy; stamens usually longer than sepals; anthers opening somewhat laterally; style exserted. Fruit dry, enclosed. Flowers Oct.–Nov.
GGr. Endemic in Victoria. Known only from the Mt Wiliam Range.
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