Contr. New South Wales Natl Herb. 3: 141 (1962) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub 10–30 cm high, dense, spreading or erect. Leaves triquetrous, crowded, 6–12 mm long, c. 0.75 mm wide, glabrous, apex acute, mucronate. Flowers in pairs, 2–4 pairs clustered in upper leaf axils; bracteoles yellowish-green, oblong or lanceolate, 3.5–6 mm long, caducous after flowering; hypanthium 3–6 mm long, 1–1.5 mm diam., with rounded ribs, white above the ovary, sometimes red-tipped; sepals triangular, c. 1 mm long, usually entire; petals ovate, c. 2 mm long; style white, 2.5–5 mm long, strongly curved. Flowers mainly Aug.–Nov.
EGL, EGU. Also NSW. In Victoria confined to far East Gippsland where found in windswept coastal heathlands and heathy woodlands.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|