Hook. f., London J. Bot. 6:275 (1847).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Narrow-leaved wilsonia.
Small procumbent almost glabrous perennial; leaves sessile, linear-lanceolate to linear-obovate, 5-15 rarely to 20 mm long, acute.
Flowers 5-merous, pedicel up to 1.5 mm long or absent; calyx tubular, 5-7 mm long, with short triangular acute teeth one-third to one-quarter the length of the tube, glabrous outside; corolla salver-shaped, white, tube more or less 10 mm long, with linear-ovate to linear-elliptic acute lobes 2-4 mm long; stamens and style much exserted; filaments attached c. 1-1.5 mm below the throat, ovary 1- or 2-celled; style divided in the upper part into 2 branches; stigmas ovoid.
Image source: fig. 529C in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Curtis (1967) Student's .flora of Tasmania 3, fig. 113.).
Grows in saline marshes along the coast.
S.Aust.: NU, EP, NL, YP, SL, KI, SE. W.Aust.; N.S.W.; Vic.; Tas.
Flowering time: Oct. — Jan.
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