Bull. Misc. Inform. 1928: 101 (1928) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: extinct (x)
Suberect to spreading perennial; stems slender, to 30 cm long, flexuose, densely scabrous to glabrous. Leaves and stipules sessile, c. equal, in whorls of 6, linear to linear-oblanceolate, mostly 5–30 mm long and 1–2 mm wide, subacute to obtuse, surfaces virtually glabrous, margins recurved. Inflorescences terminal or upper-axillary cymes, mostly 2–6-flowered, usually shorter than leaves. Corolla c. 2 mm long on male flowers, c. 1.5 mm long on females, white; corolla-tube slightly longer than lobes. Fruit deeply 2-lobed; mericarps subglobose, 2–3 mm diam., glabrous, blackish-brown Flowers spring–summer.
Also Qld, NSW, Tas. Only 4 collections (all sterile) from Victoria (Breamlea, Little River, Smythes Range, Craigieburn) appear to belong to this species. Fertile material is required to confirm the presence of this species in Victoria.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||extinct||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||extinct||native|
|New South Wales|