Small, non-lignotuberous tree or shrub, 2.5-7 m high. Fl. yellow/orange, Aug to Dec. Sand, sandy clay. Red sand dunes, plains.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Cape Range, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Ningaloo, Shark Bay.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Exmouth, Mukinbudin, Northampton, Shark Bay, Upper Gascoyne.
Shrubs, 4-6 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 140-350 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, yellow or orange; pedicels 7-10 mm long. Perianth 5-10 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2.5 mm long; pistil 14-16 mm long, yellow, orange or red, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, viscid, dehiscent, 23-28 mm long. Flowers in September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Carnarvon (CAR), Murchison (MUR) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).
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