Erect to spreading shrub, 0.8-3.6 m high. Fl. green-yellow-orange-brown-red, Feb or May to Jul or Sep to Dec. Sand. Sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Recherche.
IMCRA Regions: Eucla, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance.
Shrubs, 0.8-3.6 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 60-120 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 25-80 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, yellow (by misinterpretation), orange (by misinterpretation), red (by misinterpretation) or brown; pedicels 1.5-2 mm long. Perianth 8-12 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 0.9-1 mm long; pistil 20-25 mm long, orange or red, pollen presenter oblique, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 14-20 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).
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