Spreading or erect shrub, to 1.2 m high. Fl. pink-purple, Apr to Oct. Sand. Pindan.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Dampierland.
IBRA Subregions: Pindanland.
IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Erect or prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, not spiny, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, compound, alternate, continuous with stem, 20-30 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, palmately arranged, terminal leaflet present, sessile; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves, 8-10 mm long, without glands, ribbed. Pedicel present, 1-1.3 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present but early deciduous. Calyx 3-3.2 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 5-6.5 mm long, multicoloured, mostly pink or purple, with some pink or purple spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 5-5.5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, not auriculate, keel 6 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; filaments united in an open sheath with one free stamen. Ovary sessile or subsessile, hairy or glandular; style 5 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, not bearded, terete. Flowers in April, May, June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Northern Botanical Province, in the Dampierland IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).
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