Telopea 3: 205 (1988) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Erect subshrub to c. 30 cm high; stems triangular, slightly ribbed, brown- to grey-tomentose with branched hairs, or glabrescent, papillate. Leaves sessile, upper ones oblong to lanceolate, 8–22 mm long, 2–8 mm wide, congested in pseudowhorls near tops of stems, tomentose or glabrescent, papillate, margins toothed, slightly recurved. Inflorescence branches solitary or clustered, 1–3-flowered, 1–2 cm long, with brown or grey branched hairs; peduncles 4–15 mm long; pedicels 1–2.5 mm long; bracteoles 2, oblong, 6–7.5 mm long. Sepals 0.4–0.7 mm long, obscured by hairs; corolla c. 8 mm long, deep purplish-blue inside, with brownish-grey, subappressed hairs outside, wings 1–2 mm wide. Fruit obloid, 2–3 mm long, brown-tomentose to glabrescent. Flowers mainly Dec.–Jan.
EGU, SnM. Also NSW, ACT. In Victoria known only from a single site on the Nunniong Plateau where recorded from stunted Snow Gum woodland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|