Telopea 3: 531 (1990) APNI
Erect or ascending perennial to 20 cm high, white-tomentose and villous with stellate and multicellular hairs. Leaves mostly basal, narrow-elliptic to lanceolate, 4–10 cm long, 4–15(–18) mm wide, acute or obtuse, upper surface tomentose to glabrescent, lower surface densely tomentose, margins entire or irregularly toothed, base attenuate into an indistict petiole. Flowers solitary in axils of basal leaves; peduncle to 5 cm long, often geniculate at bracteoles at anthesis. bracteoles linear, 2–4 mm long, often almost obscured by hairs; pedicels to 4 cm long, non-articulate. Sepals narrow-oblong, 3–6 mm long; corolla 12–18 mm long, pubescent outside, more or less glabrous inside, yellow, abaxial lobes 5–9 mm long, wings 1.5–2.5 mm wide; indusium broad-elliptic, folded, orifice straight or slightly convex; ovules 28–30. Fruit ovoid, c. 10 mm long; valves bifid, split to middle; seeds elliptic, c. 2 mm long, smooth, yellow, wing vestigial. Flowers mainly Aug.–Feb.
Glep, Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv, Wim. Also SA, NSW. In Victoria confined to north-western areas, often on sandhills in mallee communities.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|New South Wales|