Inflorescence narrow in outline; main branches ±erect; heads (5–) 10–25, 2–5 mm in diam., (1–) 3–5 (–7)-flowered; outermost flowers in heads erect; long-pedicellate separate flowers present, several to many, with pedicels 4–6 mm long. Tepals ±equal, 2.5–3 mm long; outer tepals usually subacute; inner tepals obtuse. Capsule subcylindric to narrowly ovoid, subobtuse to acute, 3.0–3.5 mm long, much exceeding perianth. 2n = 40, fide S.Snogerup, Bot. Not. 111: 250 (1958). Fig. 107.