F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Aust. 8:227 (1874).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Viscid glabrous shrub to 3.5 m tall; branches non-tuberculate; leaves alternate, scattered, linear, 20-50 x 1-2 mm, apex recurred uncinate, margins obscurely sparsely toothed.
Flowers 1 or 2 per axil; pedicel 5-15 mm long, straight or curved; sepals imbricate, green, outer sepals ovate, inner two lanceolate, 5.5-13 x 2-8 mm, acute, enlarging slightly after flowering and then prominently reticulately veined, both surfaces obscurely glandular-pubescent but the hairs obscured outside because of the resin; corolla 19-28 mm long, white to lilac, unspotted, outside surface glandular-pubescent with longer eglandular hairs, inside of tube densely woolly extending to the lower parts of the medial lobe of the lower lip, other lobes glabrous, obtuse; stamens included, filaments glabrous, anthers glabrous or with some long hairs; ovary villous; style hirsute.
Fruit ovoid, 7-7.5 x 4-5.5 mm, villous.
||Branch, flower and fruit.
Image source: fig. 611B in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Restricted to red sand dunes and adjacent swales.
S.Aust.: NW, NU, GT. W.Aust.; N.T.
Flowering time: mainly July — Nov.
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