Much-branched shrub, 0.5-1.6 m high. Fl. red, May to Aug. Sand, sandy clay.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Recherche, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance, Gnowangerup, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe.
Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 60-90 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, hairy, on the adaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, orange or red; pedicels 4-5 mm long. Perianth 10-12 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2 mm long; pistil 16-20 mm long, orange or red, pollen presenter lateral or oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-11.5 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).
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