Sp. Pl. 2: 710 (1753) APNI
Erect shrub to 2 m tall; stems glabrous or sparsely hairy, ribbed. Leaves simple, subsessile, narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, 1–4 cm long, 3–15 mm wide, glabrous or with silky hairs on margins, apex acute; stipules subulate, 1–2 mm long. Flowers solitary, axillary, restricted to ends of branches; bracts absent; bracteoles narrow-triangular or subulate, c. 1 mm long, attached at or just below base of calyx. Calyx 5–6 mm long, glabrous, teeth shorter than to longer than tube; corolla 10–15 mm long; standard glabrous. Pod linear-lanceolate, 15–30 mm long, glabrous or pubescent; seeds 4–12, subglobose, 2–2.5 mm long, tan. Flowers Jan.–Mar.
Known from a single record in Victoria from Buckley Falls near Geelong in 1992. Plants do not appear to have persisted at this site, and may have possibly never truly naturalised here.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|