Tree, 2-6 m high. Fl. pink-red/red & green, Jun to Sep. Sand, sandstone. Rocky hills & ridges.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Northern Kimberley.
IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Mitchell.
IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Tree. Stems glabrous. Leaves 110-250 mm long, 100-370 mm wide, not lobed or tripartitely lobed, simply (once-)lobed; margins entire; hairs and scales absent (leaves quite glabrous) or indumentum present, with non-tubercle-based simple hairs, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Perianth of one whorl only (the visible whorl is a calyx, sometimes petaloid). Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) absent. Calyx green, pink or red, 18-30 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, stellate hairs present, Terminal appendages absent, number of ribs absent. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; anthers 1.5 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes present, appendages absent. Fruits indehiscent and splitting into sections (schizocarps), length-width ratio at least 1.5 times as long as wide, mericarps smooth, hairs and scales absent; apex rounded; calyx deciduous before maturity; carpels 5; seeds per loculus 2-4 or ≥5. Flowering time June, July, August or September. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion North Kimberley. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).
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