Very open, spindly, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 3.5 m high, bark smooth, grey-brown. Fl. red-orange, May or Aug or Nov to Dec or Jan to Feb. Shallow grey or light brown sand, grey sandy loams over laterite, gravel. Gently undulating plains, low slopes, low ridges, along roadsides.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Plantagenet.
Shrubs; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves whorled, 10-30 mm mm long, 12-25 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, the margins flat; apex obtuse or acute, 0-1 mm long. Inflorescences red; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long. Perianth 45-55 mm long, hairy; pistil 48-55 mm long, style glabrous. Flowers in January, February, May, August, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).
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