Lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. red, Feb or Jul to Dec. Laterite, gravel, sand, sandy clay. Jarrah forest.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Busselton, Capel, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Perth, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Wandering, Waroona.
Shrubs, 0.2-1 m high. Leaves alternate, 25-95 mm mm long, 3-5 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, entire, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences red; innermost bracts 6-7 mm long; peduncles 3-4 mm long. Perianth 30-35 mm long, hairy; ovary hairy; pistil 37-40 mm long, pollen presenter distinctly flattened, style hairy. Flowers in February, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Hampton (HAM), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Warren (WAR) IBRA subregion(s).
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