Erect or sometimes spreading shrub or tree, to 6 m high. Fl. red & orange/yellow, Apr to Oct or Jan. Red or brown sand or loam, often with stones, skeletal soils, laterite. Sand dunes, plains, ridges, rocky hills & gullies.
Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami.