Hairy shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves grey-hairy, obovate, about 1.25 cm long on non-flowering shoots, about 3 cm long on flowering shoots, stalkless. Flowers yellow, about 2.5 cm wide, long-stalked. Sepals 3. Petals with a basal blotch; summer.
Source: (1997). Cistaceae. 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.