Fragm. 1: 3 (1858) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Slender shrub to c. 50 cm high, glabrous; branchlets not glandular-warty. Leaves simple or pinnate with 3(–5) leaflets; simple leaves linear to narrow-obovate, 3–30 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide, petioles to 0.5 mm long; pinnate leaves with leaflets narrow-obovate, c. equal, 3–10 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide, petioles 2–8 mm long; lamina of both types plane to terete, slightly discolorous; margins entire. Inflorescence terminal on short branches and axillary in upper nodes of branches, 1(–3)-flowered; peduncle 8–15 mm long; pedicel 2–13 mm long. Sepals ovate-deltoid, imbricate, 1–3 mm long; petals 4–12 mm long, pale to deep pink, imbricate, midrib not raised, deciduous; filaments sparsely pilose; style hairy, shorter than globular stigma. Follicles 3–4 mm long; seed c. 2 mm long, black, shiny. Flowers spring.
LoM, VVP, Wim. Also SA. Rare in Victoria where known only from mallee and heath on deep sand near the South Australian border in the Little Desert, the southern part of the Big Desert, and with a disjunct occurrence near Portland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|