Pl. Syst. Evol. 240: 31 (2003)
Weak perennial (sometimes annual) subshrub to c. 40 cm high, sometimes scrambling or climbing for several metres; stems slender. Leaves 4–35 mm long, green; leaflets continuous with petiole, linear to terete, to c. 20 mm long, to c. 3 mm wide, spreading, apex often acute to mucronate. Sepals 4, ovate, 3–4 mm long, deflexed in fruit; petals 4, narrow-oblanceolate, 3–5 mm long, apex more or less acute, pale lemon-yellow; stamens 8, filaments not winged. Fruiting pedicels 4–6 mm long; fruit a more or less spherical capsule, 8–12 mm long (including wings), with 4 broad, scarious wings, drooping, indehiscent; seed usually 1 per fruit by abortion. Flowers mostly Jul.–Oct.
LoM, MuM, MSB, RobP. All mainland states. In Victoria, confined to the far north-west where sometimes locally common in woodlands and scrublands mainly on sandy calcareous soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|