Fl. Tasman. 1: 95 ; t. 16 (1855) (1856) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Straggling, wiry shrub to 1.3 m high; stems terete, pubescent when young. Leaves opposite, unifoliolate, ovate, 3–6 mm long, 1.5–7 mm wide, usually slightly cordate; margins recurved; stipules triangular or narrow-triangular, c. equal to petiole. Flowers axillary, solitary, 5–10 mm long; pedicels slender, 5–20 mm long; bracts to 1 mm long; bracteoles 0.5–1 mm long, inserted above middle of pedicel, persistent; calyx 3–5 mm long, upper lobes very much larger than lower, glabrous or almost so; standard longer than wings and keel, mainly brownish externally and yellow internally; ovary stipitate, 4–8-ovuled, glabrous. Pods narrow-oblong, 1.5–2.8 cm long; stipe greatly exceeding calyx. Flowers Oct.–Jan.
CVU, Gold, HNF, HSF, OtP, OtR, VVP, WaP. Also Tas. Occurs sporadically in south-western and central Victoria, apparently nowhere common. Favours moist situations in heathland, heathy woodland and open-forest.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|