Fl. Austral. 3: 77 (1867) APNI
Subshrub, prostrate to 30 cm high. Leaves usually crowded, oblong to broadly lanceolate, not spreading, 0.7–3 mm long, to 1 mm wide, thick, concavo-convex or semi-elliptic; apex obtuse. Flowers solitary in axils, white or pink, to 6 mm across, sessile; bracteoles 2 or 3, boat-shaped, pointed, clasping hypanthium; hypanthium hemispherical; calyx-lobes thin, indistinctly 3-veined; petals orbicular, 1–1.5 mm long; stamens 15, in groups of 3 opposite petals, filaments straight; ovary 3-celled, convex. Fruit to 3 mm diam.; seeds reniform. Flowers Aug.–Nov.
LoM, Wim. Also SA. In Victoria confined to the north-west where mostly occurring in sandy soils on dunes and in heathland.
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