A. DC., Prod. 14,2:678 (1857).
Synonymy: Choretrum preissianum Miq. in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 1:608 (1845).
Common name: None
Virgate shrub c. 1 m high; branches rigid, often not spine-tipped, terete, shallowly but regularly longitudinally ridged, yellow-green; leaves only persisting briefly.
Spike-like racemes dense at first, 3-15 mm long, usually fewer than 30-flowered; bracts enclosing each flower at first and often persisting during flowering, ovate-lanceolate, toothed especially towards the summit; perianth white, c. 0.5 mm long; ovary c. 1 mm long.
Image source: fig. 84b in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Flowering time: Aug. — Nov.
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