Densely branched shrub, to 2 m high. Fl. green & red, Mar or May or Dec. Shallow soils over laterite, clay. Seasonally inundated sites.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Busselton.
Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 1.5 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 10–30 mm long overall. Leaf blade dissected, tripartite; shallowly divided; not further divided. Leaf lobes 5–10 mm long, 4–6 mm wide. Margins flat.
Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence terminal; a raceme. Flowers green or red, very irregular. Pedicel 5–6 mm long. Perianth 6–8 mm long, glabrous, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 25–30 mm long, stipitate; stipe 2–3 mm long. Ovary glabrous. Styles glabrous, red. Pollen presenter oblique.
Fruit features. Fruit smooth, oblong or ellipsoidal, glabrous, 13–17 mm long.
Flowering Time. July, or August, or September, or October, or November (and most other months).
Habitat. Amongst tall trees; in loam, or clay.
Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): South-west; IBRA Bioregions SW: SWA. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.
Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)
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