Shrub to 2 m or so tall with hairy branches. Leaves alternate, linear to oblanceolate, 1-4 cm long, 2-14 mm wide, margins entire. Flowers solitary, irregular, the corolla 2.5-3.5 cm long, generally spotted and with 4 protruding stamens. Ovary hairless. Fruit dry, woody, 1-2 cm long.
WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW, Vic
Available in a range of flower colour forms including pink, purple, red, yellow and orange.
Flower stalks S-shaped, longer than the calyx; corolla usually spotted inside.
Source: (2002). Myoporaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.
Flowers yellow, about 3 cm long, with red spots in the throat.
It is similar to selections made in the 1950s on the Surat-Glenmorgan Rd, Queensland.
E. maculata 'Winter Gold' is also listed.