Contr. Gray Herb. 81: 75 (1928) APNI
Decumbent to procumbent, branches spreading from base, to c. 15 cm long. Leaves linear to linear-oblanceolate, mostly 1–4.5 cm long, 0.5–3 mm wide, apex acute to obtuse, base cuneate, margins flat, both surfaces sparsely to densely appressed-hairy. Bracts longer than sepals at anthesis. Flowers on pedicels to c. 2 mm long; sepals 5–8, linear, initially c. 2 mm long, acute, woolly, scarcely connate at base, elongating unequally to c. 9 mm, becoming hard, twisted and clasping the ripening mericarps; corolla 2–2.5 mm long, glabrous, white, tube much longer than lobes; anthers narrow-ovoid, c. 0.4 mm long; ovary 2–4-lobed, style c. 0.5 mm long. Mericarps usually 2, 1–2 mm long, incompletely splitting from central axis, rugose to wrinkled with an irregular reticulum, white to brownish. Flowers Aug.–Nov.
LoM, MuF, RobP. Confined in Victoria to the north and north-west, where found in moist depressions or along the edges of lakes and claypans.
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