J. Bot. (Hooker) 2: 369 (1840) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Rigid, erect shrub to c. 80 cm high; stems grooved, minutely tuberculate, microscopically pubescent within grooves, otherwise glabrous. Leaves reduced to closely appressed, narrow-triangular scales c. 1–2 mm long. Flowers blue, sessile and solitary along upper parts of branches; sepals free, the outer 3 ovate, c. 2.5 mm long, wings broadly obovate, c. 5 mm long, keel pouched and pleated from near midway, c. 4 mm long; upper petals narrow-obovate, shortly exceeding keel and united with it to c. midway, yellowish. Capsule obovate, 5.5–6.5 mm long; seeds flattened-ellipsoid, c. 3 mm long, pubescent, with a linear, membranous basal appendage c. 2 mm long. Flowers Aug.–Oct.
LoM, MuM, RobP, Wim. Also WA, SA, ?NSW. Rare in Victoria, confined to dune-mallee communities in the far north-west.
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