Prodr. 470 (1810) APNI
Shrub to 2.5 m high, but often stunted and wind-shorn. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3, broad-elliptic to obovate, 10–45 mm long, 5–25 mm wide, thick, rigid, apex rounded and mucronate, rarely emarginate, base cuneate, margins recurved, upper surface shiny dark-green, lower surface paler, glabrous; petiole 1–5 mm long. Cymes axillary or terminal, to c. 8-flowered. Flowers on pedicels 1–3 mm long; sepals c. 2 mm long; corolla-tube c. 8 mm long, swollen near apex, orange, corolla-lobes c. 5 mm long, twisted, white. Drupes 1 or 2 per flower, each with 1 or 2 articles; articles ellipsoid to globose, 4–10 mm diam., usually 1-seeded, red to orange. Flowers spring–autumn.
Brid, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, OtP, OtR, Strz, VVP, WaP, WPro. Also WA, SA, Tas. Widespread in coastal Victoria, usually on cliffs and old dunes, often in very exposed sites.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|