J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 50:286 (1926).
Synonymy: N. suaveolens Lehm. var. excelsior J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 39:835 (1915); N. macrocalyx Domin, Biblthca Bot. 89:1147 (1929).
Common name: None
Leafy herb to 1 m high or more; leaves and stems mostly glabrous; leaves mostly cauline, sessile and decurrent, basal ones with short broadly-winged stem-clasping petioles; lamina to 15 rarely 25 cm long, elliptic or ovate, basal leaves often obovate, distal ones often narrow-elliptic or lanceolate.
Inflorescence few-branched, paniculate, sparsely pubescent with nonglandular hairs; lower bracts occasionally leafy; calyx 15-30 mm long; corolla tube usually 39-67 mm long, usually 2-4 mm wide at the top of the calyx; limb 20-35 rarely 52 mm diam., lobes usually obtuse; upper 4 stamens level or in pairs of slightly unequal length.
Capsule 12-20 mm long, ellipsoid to ovoid-ellipsoid; seeds 0.8-1.3 mm long, reniform or acutely angled: testa honeycombed or occasionally irregularly so.
Image source: fig. 568B in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Horton (1981) J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 3:22, fig. 8b.
S.Aust.: NW, LE, FR. ?W.Aust.; N.T. Grows in rocky gullies and creeklines.
Flowering time: mainly April — Sept.
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