Telopea 2: 38 (1980) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Slender climber or trailer with stems to c. 2 m long; stems finely ribbed, minutely pubescent to glabrous. Leaves narrow-linear, 2–10 cm long, 0.5–5 mm wide, apex acuminate, base attenuate, margins thickened and usually revolute, both surfaces more or less glabrous, midvein prominent below; petiole 1–3 mm long. Inflorescences of 3–7-flowered umbels; peduncles filiform, c. 3 cm long. Pedicels to c. 1.5 cm long with c. 6 linear bracts at base; sepals lanceolate, c. 2 mm long, glabrous; corolla 8–12 mm long, greenish-yellow becoming purple, tube 3–5 mm long, lobes ovate, 5–7 mm long, acute, margins ciliate. Follicles fusiform, 8–18 cm long, 3–8 mm wide, glabrous; seeds 6–10 mm long, c. 3 mm wide, coma hairs 1.5–3 cm long. Flowers Apr.–Jan.
MuM, RobP. Also WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. A rare and localized species in Victoria, restricted to the far north-west.
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