Much-branched, prostrate or decumbent, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-0.5 m high, to 3 m wide. Fl. red, Aug to Nov. Black sand, sandy clay. Swampy situations.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Augusta Margaret River, Busselton.
Shrubs, 0.3-1 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 70-120 mm mm long, (3-)5-10 mm mm wide, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins flat or recurved. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, red; pedicels 4-5 mm long. Perianth 6-12 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 2-2.5 mm long; pistil 7-9 mm long, orange or red, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 12-17 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).
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