in Field, Geogr. Mem. New South Wales 346 (1825) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect or semi-prostrate shrub to 1 m high; stems terete with spreading hairs. Leaves alternate, elliptic to obovate, convex, 7–20 mm long, 1–6 mm wide; apex obtuse with fragile mucro; upper surface glabrous, darker than lower; lower surface with long, loose hairs; midrib depressed; margin recurved; stipules 4–5 mm long, appressed to stem and united for c. three-quarters their length, midrib prominent. Inflorescence a terminal head of more than 3 flowers; bracts trifid at tip with hair-like central lobe; calyx with long spreading hairs, denser at base and on lobes; lobes narrowing abruptly into long, setaceous tips; bracteoles attached at base of calyx tube, narrowly lanceolate, 5–6 mm long, with sparse hairs, long sinuate tip and ciliate margin; standard 6–7 mm wide; ovary and base of style hairy. Pod flat. Flowers Oct.–Nov.
EGU, HNF, NIS, VRiv. Also NSW, ACT. Uncommon in dry or moist forests of the north-east on Mt Granya, near Mitta Mitta, and near the upper reaches of the Bonang River.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|