in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 1: 123 (1844) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Rounded shrub, 1–4 m high; young stems pubescent. Leaves alternate, ± linear, spreading, c. 10–20 mm long, 3–4 mm wide, light to mid-green, pubescent to glabrescent, margins with silky hairs, more or less flat; apex obtuse to acute; margins entire; petiole c. 0.5 mm long. Flowers red, sessile, in dense subterminal spikes c. 2–7 cm long; floral bracts absent; hypanthium pubescent; sepals green, narrow-triangular, 4–6 mm long; petals orbicular, c. 3–4 mm diam.; stamens crimson, 10–25 mm long; anthers yellow; style 25–30 mm long; ovary 5-celled. Fruit c. 6–10 mm long, c. 6–10 mm diam., not woody, dehiscent by terminal valves. Flowers Sep.–Mar.
*GipP, *OtP. Native and naturalised in WA. In Victoria sparingly established near Anglesea and Phillip Island.
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