Prostrate, mat-like shrub, to 0.05 m high. Fl. yellow/red, Oct. Littered brown loam, clay, laterite. Lower slopes and rises, valley bottoms.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Boddington.
Twining or climbing plants. Stems terete, not spiny, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, opposite, not continuous with stem, 8-20 mm long, 4-10 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves, 3.5-4 mm long, without glands, ribless. Pedicel present, 4-5 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present but early deciduous. Calyx 4.5-5 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 8.5-10 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow or red, with some yellow or red spots, streaks or blotches; claws absent; standard 7.7-9 mm long, glabrous, auriculate, wings 7-7.5 mm long, auriculate, keel 7-7.5 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.5-0.7 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 5.7-7.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, hairy or glandular; style 7-7.5 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, round in cross-section, not beaked. Flowers in October. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Jarrah Forest IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).
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