Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet
F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Aust. 1:174 (1859).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Villous plant with branches to c. 40 cm long, the hairs on the leaves and flowers longer than those on the stems; leaves obovate or oblanceolate, 4-20 mm long, narrowed into a petiole 4-12 mm long.
Flowers 6-7 mm long; perianth villous outside; the lobes lanceolate, 2-3 mm long, white often tinged pink; stamens c. 20; style as long as the ovary.
Capsule cylindrical in the upper part, truncate and hollowed at the summit, enclosed in the perianth, c. 3 mm long.
||flower and bract; flower and pistil
Image source: fig. 121 in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
W.Aust.; N.T.; Qld.
Flowering time: mainly May — Aug.
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