Telopea 3: 204 (1988) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Erect subshrub 20–100 cm high; stems triangular, slightly ribbed, c. glabrous, smooth. Leaves sessile, usually oblong-elliptic, 12–45 mm long, 3–17 mm wide, glabrous or slightly tomentose when young, margins toothed and recurved or thickened. Inflorescence branches 1–3 in upper axils, 1(–2)-flowered, to c. 10 mm long, with appressed grey medifixed hairs; pedicels 3–9 mm long; bracteoles 1 or 2, linear-oblong, 1.5–2 mm long. Sepals 0.5–1 mm long, often unequal; corolla 9–11 mm long, purplish-blue to white inside, with appressed grey hairs outside, wings 1–2 mm wide, veined. Fruit obloid, 2–3 mm long, glabrescent. Flowers mainly Sep.–Jan.
HSF, VAlp. Endemic in Victoria. Known only from the vicinity of Mt Kent and Mt Margaret (between Licola and Dargo), reported from dry Eucalyptus sieberi forest.
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