J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 41:384 (1917).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Small wiry shrub, glabrous except for a minute curly tomentum on the inner side of the leaf-base, to 50 cm high; leaves terete, sometimes clustered, 20-45 x c. 1 mm, 1-furrowed above by the incurved margins.
Flowers often 8-15 mm across, sessile or rarely shortly pedunculate; bracts at the base of the calyx c. 5, broadly ovate, small, scarious, ciliate; sepals obovate, ciliolate but otherwise glabrous, 5-7 mm long; petals yellow, obovate, sometimes notched, slightly exceeding the sepals or nearly twice as long; stamens 25-35, all round the carpels.
Carpels 3, glabrous, with 4-6 ovules in each; aril fringed, as long as the seed.
Image source: fig 200c in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Endemic to S.Aust.: NU (near Ooldea), GT (near Lake Everard).
S.Aust.: NU, GT.
Flowering time: mainly Aug. — Sept.
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