Mitt. Naturwiss. Vereins Univ. Wien 5: 97 (1907) APNI
Erect annual or biennial, 6–25 cm high, simple or little-branched, usually with only 2–5 nodes below inflorescence. Basal leaves not rosetted, usually absent at flowering; stem leaves ovate to obovate, 4–25 mm long, 3–10 mm wide, obtuse to acute. Inflorescence a few-flowered dichasium (sometimes reduced to a single flower). Pedicels 3–15 mm long; calyx-lobes 10–15 mm long; corolla yellow, tube 10–20 mm long, lobes 3.5–6 mm long; anthers 1–1.5 mm long; ovary 8–12 mm long. Capsule c. 10–16 mm long; seeds c. 0.2–0.3 mm diam., reticulate, reddish-brown to blackish. Flowers Oct.–Dec.
*CVU, *DunT, *GipP, *Gold, *GGr, *VVP, *Wim. Also naturalised ?WA, SA. Native to western Europe and the Mediterranean region. Rare in Victoria where known by only a few collections. Usually coastal but occasional in dryish inland sites (e.g. Stawell area, You Yangs, Bairnsdale).
Native to western Europe and the Mediterranean region.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|