Austral. J. Bot. 14: 477 (1966) APNI
Erect, spreading or pendulous shrubs, virtually glabrous. Leaves opposite to subopposite, lanceolate to narrow-elliptic, mostly 4–10 cm long, 3–10 mm wide, attenuate or contracted at base, apex acute or rounded, greenish, glaucous; petiole 2–10 mm long. Inflorescence an umbel of triads, the central flower sessile; peduncles 6–30 mm long; rays of umbel 2 or 3, 3–10 mm long; pedicels of lateral flowers 1.5–7 mm long; bracts triangular to ovate, 0.7–1.5 mm long. Calyx entire or weakly toothed, limb to c. 0.5 mm long; corolla usually 5-merous, 15–25 mm long, crimson; anthers mostly 1–2 mm long, free part of filament 2–4 times length of anther. Fruit narrow-ellipsoid, 8–10 mm long, constricted at apex, red or purplish. Flowers mainly Dec.–Apr.
Gold, GGr, HNF, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, NIS, RobP, VRiv, Wim. Widespread across northern and western Victoria growing on a wide range of hosts but commonly on Santalaceae or Loranthaceae.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|