J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 15: 77 (1992) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Prostrate shrub 0.3–2(–3) m diam.; branches obscurely to prominently tuberculate, glabrous. Leaves alternate, lanceolate to elliptic, occasionally ovate, (22–)32–85(–125) mm long, (3.5–)8–20(–29) mm wide, glabrous, acute or more rarely obtuse, margins dentate throughout or only near apex. Inflorescence 1–2(–3)-flowered; pedicels straight or curved. Flowers zygomorphic; sepals lanceolate or rarely oblanceolate, (5–)7–10(–13) mm long, acute, imbricate, green, sometimes tinged purple; corolla 8.5–11 mm long, glabrous outside, glabrous or pubescent inside lobes but medial lobe of lower lip always pubescent towards base, tube pubescent, white to lilac or rarely deep mauve, unspotted, upper lip 2-lobed; stamens 4, included; anthers sagittate; ovary glabrous, style glabrous. Fruit subglobular, 7–10 mm long, 7–9 mm diam., fleshy, glabrous, white to reddish-purple. In Victoria recorded flowering October. In New South Wales mostly flowering Sep.–Dec.
VRiv. Also Qld, NSW. Known in Victoria from a single population of 150 plants along Boosey Creek, near Boosey in the north-east, extending for two major bends of the creek in plains grassy woodland dominated by Eucalyptus microcarpa.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|