Trans. Philos. Soc. Victoria 1: 10 (1854) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Open or compact shrub to 1 m high, overall grey to brown stellate-tomentose. Leaves densely crowded on short branches, cuneate-obcordate, 5–10 mm long, 2–4(–6) mm wide, often partly or strongly folded, apex obcordate or obtuse. Flowers terminal, solitary, sessile, closely subtended by 5 leafy bracts; sepals rudimentary or lacking; petals elliptic or obovate, 6–10 mm long, bright golden yellow, finely stellate outside; stigma deeply cleft into 5 spreading, linear lobes. Follicles glabrous, not beaked, c. 3.5 mm long. Flowers spring.
GGr, VVP, Wim. Also SA. Rare in Victoria but can be locally common, occurring in the Grampians and the Little Desert (south-east of Nhill), in open woodland, forest and heath on sandstone and sandy soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|