Rep. Pl. Babbage's Exped. 7 (1859) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Shrub to 90 cm high, velvety, pale grey coloured. Leaves ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 1.5–4 cm long, 8–15 mm wide; both surfaces densely stellate-hairy. Flowers solitary in axils; pedicles 7–22 mm long; epicalyx 6–15-lobed, 8–11 mm long, densely pubescent; calyx 10–15 mm long, the acuminate lobes united in the lower c. third; petals pale lilac or light pink, sometimes darker at the base, 22–35 mm long, remaining semi-erect. Capsule 8–10 mm long, enclosed by the fruiting calyx, pubescent. Flowers most of the year.
MuM. Also WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. In Victoria, known from a single record in the north-west corner of the State.
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