J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 25: 63 (2012) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrubs with spreading tomentose branches to c. 3 m long. Vestiture of mainly tubercle-based stellate hairs under larger stalked stellate hairs. Leaves sessile, oblanceolate-cuneate to spathulate, 4.3–15.4 mm long, 2.8–7.6 mm wide, tomentose to puberulous, discolorous, with fewer 2–4-branched stellate hairs and/or simple hairs above; apex truncate to rounded, rarely slightly emarginate; ± folded along the midvein above; margins narrow, recurved. Flowers with peduncle to 8.2 mm long, terminal, with one leaf-like bract 1–1.5 mm long below calyx; sepals 3.5–6.8 mm long, unequal, tomentose; petals obovate to oblanceolate, 4.8–7.1 mm long, usually bright yellow; stamens 8–16 and a few staminodes surrounding ovary; filaments free; carpels 2, tomentose to almost villous. Flowers Nov.–Mar.
EGU. Also NSW. In Victoria apparently confined to dry mountain slopes and rocky summits in the east (e.g. near Dargo, Mt Elizabeth, Snowy River gorge, Pine Mountain).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|