Single- to many-stemmed, lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-2.5(-4) m high. Fl. red/pink/yellow, Mar to Apr or Jun to Sep or Dec. Sandy soils on sandstone, laterite or quartzite.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Northern Kimberley.
IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Mitchell, Pentecost.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 70-160 mm mm long, 70-135 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, red or pink; pedicels 6-8 mm long. Perianth 12-15 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 2-4 mm long; pistil 12-17 mm long, white, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 16-19 mm long. Flowers in March, April, May, June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Northern (N) Botanical Province(s), in the Northern Kimberley (NK) or Central Kimberley (CK) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).
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