Fragm. 1: 209 (1859) APNI
Erect shrub to c. 130 cm high, little-branched; indumentum of simple hairs. Leaves narrow-elliptic to oblong, 10–25 mm long, 2–6 mm wide, apex obtuse, margins entire and slightly to strongly revolute, upper surface viscid, lower surface white-woolly; petiole to c. 2 mm long. Inflorescence terminal, consisting of 1–5 short cymes, each of 1–3 flowers; bracts present; pedicels 3–10 mm long. Flowers 10–15 mm diam., deep blue; calyx 4–5 mm long, lobes unequal, connate in lower third, two linear-lanceolate, three lanceolate to ovate; corolla 5–8 mm long, tube short, lobes obliquely lanceolate, hairy outside; stamen filaments 1–2 mm long, anthers 3–4 mm long, appendages c. 1 mm long, recurved; style 6–8 mm long. Drupe usually with 1 seed. Flowers Aug.–Nov.
LoM, MuF, MuM, RobP, VRiv, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW. Often locally common throughout the far north-west of the State, usually in mallee communities.
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