Prickly shrub, 1.2-4(-6) m high. Fl. red, Jan or May to Sep. Sandy, rocky soils over sandstone. Rocky hillsides, boulders.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous, with a glaucous bloom. Leaves alternate, 30-50 mm mm long, 30-55 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest below the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary, red; pedicels 2-3 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1.5 mm long; pistil 7-9 mm long, red, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 9-10.5 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Northern (N) Botanical Province(s), in the Northern Kimberley (NK), Victoria Bonaparte (VB) or Dampierland (DL) IBRA subregion(s).
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