sensu Fl. Victoria 4:366 (1999) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Perennial herb, variably silky-pubescent. Leaves more or less reniform, mostly 5–20 mm long, 5–25 mm wide, apex rounded to emarginate, base cordate, upper surface sparsely to moderately pilose, lower surface silky-pilose to almost felted with appressed or semi-appressed hairs; petiole usually 10–50 mm long. Flowers solitary; pedicels 3–10 mm long, recurved in fruit; sepals oblong, 1.5–2 mm long at anthesis (enlarging to 3 mm in fruit), shortly united at base, pilose; corolla rotate, 2–2.5 mm long, glabrous, pale greenish-yellow, tube to c. 1 mm long, lobes oblong to oblong-ovate. Capsule deeply 2-lobed; longer than calyx at maturity. Flowers mainly spring and summer.
Glep, Gold, HNF, MuF, NIS, VRiv, VVP. Also NSW, SA. Known from riverine forest of the Murray River and its major tributaries, grasslands and grassy woodlands of the basalt plain (Sunbury, Melton) and fresh to subsaline swamps in the south-west (e.g. Casterton area).
Very variable with respect to leaf indumentum and possibly including more than one entity. See note under Dichondra repens.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|