Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 92: 213 (1968) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Procumbent to erect subshrub, to 1 m high; stems c. terete, ribbed, glandular-hairy, somewhat viscid, becoming scabrous. Leaves sessile, linear, 10–40 mm long, 1–6 mm wide, both surfaces with scattered glandular and stellate hairs, becoming scabrous, margins entire or obscurely toothed, recurved to narrowly revolute. Pedicels to 30 mm long; bracteoles 2, leaf-like, above middle of pedicel. Sepals 3–8 mm long; corolla 10–20 mm long, blue to mauve, glandular- and stellate-hairy outside, wings 1–3 mm wide; ovules usually 2. Capsule 5–7 mm long, valves entire; seeds ellipsoidal, 4–5 mm long. Flowers throughout the year.
EGL, EGU. Also NSW, Tas. In Victoria confined to East Gippsland, usually occurring in dry, rocky, open-forests and shrublands (e.g. Tulach Ard, Cann River and Genoa areas). .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|