Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 35: 788 (1911) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect shrub to c. 2.5 m high; younger branches distinctly ridged, glandular-verrucose, tomentose with simple hairs between the decurrent leaf-bases. Leaves mostly trifoliolate; terminal leaflet obovate, 2.5–11.5 mm long, 2–6.5 mm wide, apex rounded, emarginate or obcordate, mucronate, discolorous, dotted with oil glands, glabrous to glabrescent; lateral leaflets slightly smaller than terminal one; petiole 1.5–6 mm long. Inflorescence generally longer than the leaves, usually 5–9-flowered. Sepals broad-ovate or -triangular, 1–1.5 mm long, glandular-verrucose, silky; petals 2.5–3.5 mm long, white to pink, imbricate, pubescent; ovary glabrous. Follicles dotted with oil glands to slightly glandular-verrucose, appendage absent; seed 2.5–3 mm long, black, rugulose. Flowers summer.
HNF, HSF, VAlp. Also NSW. Localized in Victoria where known only from the Moroka River Gorge area, but there locally common on dry ridge tops to rocky river banks. .
The leaves of Victorian populations are more crenulate than those of New South Wales populations.
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