J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 26: 59 (2013) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Decumbent or mat-forming shrubs; branches to 30 cm long, hirsute. Vestiture of forward-directed, long, simple or forked hairs over shorter stellate and/or simple hairs, longer hairs sometimes tubercle-based. Leaves linear, rarely linear-elliptic, (2.8–)4–7(–13.6) mm long, (0.8–)1–2(–2.3) mm wide, sparsely pubescent to pilose; petiole 0.2–0.6(–1) mm long; apex acute or obtuse with a tuft of hairs on the projecting central ridge; margins narrow, revolute, usually remote from the central ridge. Flowers on peduncles (3–)5–12(–20.4) mm long, terminal, with 1–3 linear-lanceolate to linear-elliptic bracts 1.5–2(–3.8) mm long, bracts distant from flower; sepals (5.2–)5.8–6.5(–7.7) mm long, unequal, pubescent; petals obovate, 6–15.8 mm long, yellow; stamens 10–15, filaments free but dilated and connate basally; carpels 3, hirsute. Flowers Oct.–Nov.(–May).
CVU, HNF, HSF, VAlp. Occurs in dry sclerophyll forest with sparsely grassy understory on rocky soils at Mt Samaria and along tributaries of the Macalister River.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|