Many-stemmed shrub, to 2 m high. Fl. orange-red, Apr or Jun to Oct or Dec. White or grey sand, brown sandy clay, laterite gravel, limestone. Sandplains, slopes, plains.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Irwin, Moora, Three Springs, Victoria Plains.
Shrubs; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves whorled, 20-35 mm mm long, 4-10 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest below the middle or clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins flat; apex acute, 1-1.5 mm long. Inflorescences orange; innermost bracts 15-20 mm long. Perianth 40-42 mm long, glabrous; pistil 44-46 mm long, style hairy. Flowers in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).
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