Philotheca reichenbachii Sieber ex Spreng.

Anthers with a tuft of hairs at their apex. Heath-like undershrub 50–150 cm high, hispid. Leaves numerous, crowded, linear or almost terete, 4–12 mm long. Flowers terminal, solitary or 2–3 together. Sepals 5, broad-triangular. Petals 5, imbricate in the bud, pink to purple or bluish, 7–12 mm long. Stamens 10; filament hairs concealing anthers. Carpels 5, nearly free except the style. Sydney area. Heath on rock or sandy areas. Fl. spring–summer