Erect or occasionally spreading, non-lignotuberous shrub, (0.8-)1.5-4(-6) m high. Fl. red/orange & green & cream, Jun to Dec or Jan to Mar. Sand over laterite or clay or deep sand, gravelly clay.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Brookton, Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Jerramungup, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Wickepin, Yilgarn.
Shrubs, 1-4 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 65-120 mm mm long, hairy or glabrous, on the abaxial surface, the hairs curled or straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 50-115 mm long, 0.5-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, green, yellow, orange or pink; pedicels 1-2.5 mm long. Perianth 6-10 mm long; tepals fused (at least at base) after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 2-4 mm long; pistil 15-22 mm long, yellow, orange or red, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 15-25 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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