Nuytsia 4: 158 (1983) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Erect, sometimes spinescent shrub to c. 40 cm high. Stems and leaves rather sparsely covered with globose or saucer-shaped vesicular hairs; leaves petiolate, broadly ovate to obovate, 3–12 mm long. Inflorescence usually exceeding upper leaves, its axis often persisting after fruit-fall; tepals mealy, at least near margins; pericarp membranous to slightly succulent. Seed c. 1 mm diam. Flowers Sep.–Jan.
LoM, MuM, RobP. Also WA, NT, SA, NSW. Recorded from a few sites in northwest Victoria (e.g. Nandaly, Hattah, Werrimull, Tempy areas) where occurring in mallee scrub on sand or slightly heavier soils where it can be locally common.
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