Fragm. 1: 98 (1859) APNI
Dioecious, erect shrub to 1.5 m high; branchlets angular, glabrous. Leaves paripinnate, sometimes with small terminal tooth or lobe, 10–25 mm long (excluding petiole), with 2–6(–10) lateral leaflets; leaflets linear, terete or concave or channelled above, falcate or sometimes c. straight, obtuse, often recurved, entire, 8–13.5(–25) mm long, 0.5–2 mm wide, viscid, glabrous; petiole 9.5–20(–24) mm long. Flowers paired or in threes, axillary; pedicels 4–8.5 mm long; sepals 4, oblong-lanceolate to ovate, 1.5–3.2 mm long, caducous, glabrous; stamens 7 or 8, shorter than sepals; ovary glabrous. Capsule 4-(rarely 3- or 5-) winged, broadly elliptic or broadly ovate in outline, 8.5–14.5 mm long, 10–17 mm wide, glabrous, wings 2–6.5 mm wide, coriaceous, dehiscence septifragal. Seeds lenticular, 1.7–2 mm long, black, shiny, exarillate. Flowers spring and summer.
LoM, MuM. Also WA, SA, NSW. In Victoria, confined to the far north-west where overall rather rare, but can be locally common. Grows in semi-arid mallee or open eucalypt woodland on sandy soil.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|