Austral. Syst. Bot. 33: 159 (2020)
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Erect, usually densely foliose shrub to c. 1 m high; branchlets hirsute. Leaves widely spreading to suberect, oblong to oblanceolate, 6–12 mm long, 1–2.5 mm wide, convex, concolorous or slightly paler beneath, glabrous; margins serrulate; apex acuminate, tapered to a mucro 0.5–1 mm long. Flowers white, solitary in axils; bracteoles broadly ovate to orbicular, 1.3–1.7 mm long, broadly acute to obtuse, shortly mucronate, glabrous; sepals ovate, 2.5–4 mm long, acute, glabrous; corolla cylindric, 6–8 mm long, lobes about one-quarter as long as tube, acute, erect to somewhat spreading, lightly bearded within; anthers lacking sterile tips; ovary glabrous, 4- or 5-locular, style slightly shorter than corolla tube. Fruit ellipsoid, 3–4 mm long. Flowers Jul.–Oct.
EGL, EGU, HNF, HSF, VAlp. Also Qld, NSW. Occasional on shallow rocky soils in dryish, foothill to montane forests, from about the Mitchell River eastwards (e.g. Buchan, Murrindal, Nowa Nowa, Deddick, Howe Range).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|