J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 48: 353 (1930) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Low, spreading shrub, to 15 cm tall; branches covered in minute, spreading hairs; internodes 0.6–8 mm long. Leaves on long-shoot 1–6 mm long, sessile or subsessile; petiole to 0.5 mm long, not narrowed distally where 0.8–1.2 mm wide, minutely ciliate; leaf-blade ovate to oblong, 0.7–1.7 mm wide, subterete, coriaceous, grooved beneath; margins strongly and tightly revolute, almost concealing lower surface; midrib narrow, linear, inconspicuous or somewhat raised on lower surface; surfaces greyish yellow-green, upper surface glabrous or with scattered minute hairs, lower surface with minute, spreading hairs; short-shoot leaves similar but often shorter. Flowers solitary or 2–7 in axillary dichasia. Calyx 4(–5)-lobed, 3–8 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, sparsely to densely hairy; petals 4(–5), 5–7(–9) mm long; stamens 4(–5); style-branches 2–3(–4); ovules 2 or 3. Flowers most of year.
LoM, MuM, MSB, Wim. Also WA, SA. Grows in shrubland on saline soils in north-west of State.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|