Spreading shrub, 0.5 m high. Fl. yellow, May. Drainage sump surrounded by ironstone hills.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions: Fortescue, Hamersley, Mann-Musgrave Block, Roebourne.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, East Pilbara, Karratha, Ngaanyatjarraku.
Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 10-60 mm long, 10-30 mm wide, not lobed; margins crenate; indumentum present, with non-tubercle-based simple hairs, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 10-15 mm long; indumentum present, with simple hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) absent. Calyx green, 6-7 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) present, stellate hairs present. Corolla yellow, 15-20 mm long, hairs or scales present or glabrous, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) present. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 7-12 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Ovary hairs or scales present, simple hairs present; style 1, 7-12 mm long, with numerous style branches or lobes, hairy for most of length. Fruits dehiscent (capsules and follicles), length-width ratio more or less as long as wide, hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; apex rounded; calyx persistent to mature fruit; carpels 9-10; seeds per loculus 1 or ≥5. Flowering time May. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean, IBRA Bioregion Pilbara or Central Ranges.
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