Pl. Syst. Evol. 240: 30 (2003)
Erect perennial (sometimes annual) subshrub 20–40 cm high, often compact and bushy, usually with a woody base. Leaves 20–80 mm long, green; leaflets articulate at base, obliquely obovate, 10–40 mm long, 5–20 mm wide, apex rounded. Sepals 5, ovate, 4–6 mm long, deflexed in fruit; petals 5, obovate, 10–15 mm long, apex rounded to slightly emarginate, bright yellow; stamens 10, filaments winged in lower part, wings toothed at apex. Fruiting pedicels 4–10 mm long; fruit a 5-angled loculicidal capsule, more or less turbinate, 7–10 mm long, abruptly truncate at apex with a short, blunt appendage at the upper corner of each angle; seed 1 per cell. Flowers mostly Jul.–Sep.
LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv, Wim. All mainland states. In Victoria, confined to the far north-west where often locally common in mallee and woodland communities mostly on sandy calcareous soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|