Spreading shrub or tree, 2-4 m high, fruiting valve with red-brown wood zone 2.5-4 mm wide; seed covering about half valve surface. Fl. cream-white, May to Aug. Yellow or red sand. Sandplain or heath.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Edel, Geraldton Hills, Wooramel.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Northampton, Shark Bay.
Shrubs, 2-4 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 25-130 mm mm long, 1-3 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white or cream; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 5.5-6.5 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 10-12 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 30-45 mm long, 20-26 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 17-29 mm long (including wing), 9.5-16 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Carnarvon (CAR) or Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).
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