Erect to widely spreading shrub, 1-3 m high, up to 4 m wide. Fl. red/red & pink & cream, Jan or Mar or Sep to Nov. Stony loam/clay. Ironstone hilltops & slopes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Murchison.
IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Southern Cross.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Menzies, Yilgarn.
Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 20-55 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 4-15 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, red; pedicels 7-9 mm long. Perianth 10-14 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 1-1.5 mm long; pistil 22-28 mm long, red, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 7-10 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Murchison (MUR) or Coolgardie (COO) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).
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