Sp. Pl. 146 (1753) APNI
Erect rhizomatous perennial to c. 1 m high. Leaves subsessile, in whorls of 3 or 4, or opposite, lanceolate, variably glandular pubescent. Flowers in slender terminal and upper-axillary panicles; sepals c. 3 mm long, acute, virtually free, prominently bordered by a thickened blackish line; petals ovate, 6–8 mm long, spreading, bright yellow, sometimes flecked dark red. Capsule globoid, shortly exceeding calyx; seeds numerous, flattened-tetrahedral, c. 1 mm long, pale, minutely vesicular.
2 varieties occur in Victoria.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||extinct||uncertain|
|New South Wales|