Chinn., J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 6:156 (1983).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Erect perennial to c. 20 cm high, covered with peltate scales; branchlets terete; leaves lanceolate, bright-green, 8-30 X 2-4 mm.
Flowers solitary; peduncles 6-10 mm long; perianth-segments yellow inside, equal in length, 3.5-8 mm long, free for at least half their length; stamens numerous, evenly distributed around the ovary; filaments dilated at the base, terete above, papillose.
Capsules with 2-fid valves, 3-6.5 mm across; seeds comma-shaped, laterally compressed, ridged, dark-brown to black.
Image source: fig. 113a in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Flowering time: throughout the year.
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