J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 5: 215 (1982) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: extinct (x)
Plants 15–50 cm high; branches developing at ground-level; glandular hairs present on branches, leaves, rachis, bracts and calyces. Upper leaves 4.8–17 mm long, with 2–8 pairs of teeth, base rounded to cuneate. Calyx externally with glandular (and sometimes a few eglandular) hairs (0.05–)0.1–0.2 mm long; corollas with yellow spot behind lowest lobe possibly always lacking, the lower lobes usually obuse to truncate, sometimes emarginate, externally with eglandular and glandular hairs; anthers 1.3–2.2 mm long, with rear awns 0.1–0.25 mm long. Seeds 0.4–1.0 mm long. Flowers Oct.
Also NSW. Apparently extinct in Victoria, represented at MEL by a few old specimens from between Ballarat and Heathcote, but more recently (1999) collected from near Mount Timbertop near Mansfield where it was growing in subalpine dry grassy woodland on shallow soil derived from mudstone.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||extinct||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||extinct||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|