Prodr. 580 (1810) APNI
Rosetted, softly pubescent perennial with decumbent to ascending flowering scapes to 60 cm high. Leaves subsessile to long-petiolate, obovate to elliptic, 5–25 cm long (including petiole), 15–35 mm wide, obtuse, virtually glabrous except for hairs on midrib and margins, margins toothed. Inflorescences racemose or subumbellate; bracteoles free, oblong to ovate, 1–4 cm long, often toothed or deeply incised. Sepals 5, usually 4–10 mm long, free, pubescent; corolla 10–20 mm long, spurred, pubescent outside, glabrous to sparsely hairy inside, yellow, wings to 3 mm wide; indusium ovate, with short hairs around base, orifice very curved and with short bristles. Capsule compressed-ovoid, 7–9 mm long, pubescent; seeds orbicular, 3–5 mm diam., smooth, wing to 1 mm wide. Flowers mainly Sep.–Feb.
CVU, DunT, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, SnM, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Tas. Widespread but scattered through much of the State, mostly in grassland and grassy woodland communities.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|