Exot. Bot. 1: 77, t. 40 (1806) APNI
Erect, typically few-stemmed shrub to c. 1 m high. Branchlets pubescent. Leaves crowded, ascending, oblong-elliptic, 3.5–11 mm long, 1–2.8 mm wide, glabrous, ± flat, 1–3-nerved beneath, midvein often slightly keeled; apex obtuse, incurved; margins smooth to minutely serrulate; base cuneate; petiole 0.5–1 mm long. Flowers shortly pedicellate in axils, often secund, extending down branches for up to c. 15 cm; bracts 13–24; sepals ovate-elliptic, 3.5–5.5 mm long, obtuse; corolla white to cream, tubular to narrowly campanulate, tube 4–6.5 mm long, exceeding calyx, glabrous, lobes 1.5–2.2 mm long, obtuse; anthers enclosed; ovary glabrous, nectary scales narrowly triangular, style straight-sided or slightly thicker in middle third, glabrous, 2.6–5 mm long. Flowers Sep.–Dec.
EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, GGr, HSF, OtP, OtR, Strz, VVP, WPro. Also Qld, NSW, Tas. Scattered throughout southern Victoria, usually in wet lowland heaths and heathy woodlands.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|