Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Tweede Sect., ser. C, 67: 305 (1964) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Prostrate to weakly ascending herb, more or less glabrous; branches flattened and/or grooved. Leaves elliptic to obovate, 5–25 mm long, 3–12 mm wide, apex obtuse, base cuneate, margins entire or slightly undulate, upper surface dark green, sometimes with linear cystoliths, lower surface paler; petiole 1–5 mm long. Flowers usually paired in upper axils, more or less sessile; bracteoles 3–5 mm long; sepals linear-lanceolate, 7–16 mm long, acuminate; corolla blue or mauve, tube 9–11 mm long, lobes 5–10 mm long; ovules 5 per cell. Capsule 12–17 mm long; seeds ellipsoid, c. 2 mm long, c. 1 mm wide. Flowers Oct.–Jun.
EGL. Also NSW. Known in Victoria from a single locality between Genoa and Mallacoota in Allocasuarina littoralis woodland in water-retentive sandy soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|