Telopea 4: 310 (1991) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Slender, trailing shrub, branches to 1 m long; stems densely pubescent when young. Leaves narrowly ovate to elliptic, 6–8 mm long, 1–2 mm wide; apex acute; both surfaces glabrous, the lower with a dark purplish-brown central band; margin flat, scabrous, sparsely ciliate when young; stipules linear, c. 5 mm long, tips with several fine hairs c. 1 mm long. Inflorescence a dense head of c. 6–12 flowers; bracts 1.5–3 mm long, outer ones broadly ovate, hairy except at tip, inner ones narrowly lanceolate, densely hairy; calyx 3–4 mm long, hairy; bracteoles attached to pedicel immediately below calyx tube, linear, c. 2 mm long, densely hairy; standard c. 4 mm wide; ovary and base of style densely hairy. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
EGL. Also NSW. Confined in Victoria to densely vegetated lowland swamps in East Gippsland, between Cabbage Tree Creek and Cann River, and rather rare.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|