Erect to spreading shrub to 2.5 m high; branchlets terete, glandular-verrucose, densely silvery- to ferruginous-lepidote. Leaves shortly petiolate, narrowly to broadly oblong-cuneate, 5–30 mm long, 1.5–3.5 mm wide, apex truncate to retuse or obcordate, upper surface smooth to rugulose between normally prominent hemispherical glands, midvein scarcely impressed, stellate-lepidote when young, lower surface densely lepidote, margin more or less glandular-undulate, slightly to strongly recurved. Inflorescence a terminal, 5–10-flowered umbel-like cluster; peduncle absent or short; pedicels 2–7 mm long. Calyx deeply hemispherical, 1–1.5 mm long, white- to red-lepidote, c. glandular verrucose; petals imbricate, 2.5–3 mm long, yellow, silvery-lepidote outside; stamens exserted, anthers yellow; disc not apparent; ovary silvery-lepidote. Follicles erect, apex flattened, moderately lepidote, 3–4 mm long.
EGU, LoM, MuM, Wim. Occurs in SA, Qld, NSW, Vic.
Six subspecies are recognised, two (one endemic) in Victoria.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|