Low, sometimes waxy blue shrub with stems having few branches. Leaves 2-3.5 cm long, more or less linear with blunt or few-toothed tips, the base expanded and clasping the stem. Flowers solitary or in clusters, stalkless or shortly stalked, each 1.5-2.5 cm wide; autumn and winter to spring. Stamens fused into 3 bundles each of 2-3 stamens and 1 or so free stamens. Carpels 3, hairless.
Source: (1997). Dilleniaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.