Spreading to erect shrub or tree, 1.8-5 m high. Fl. yellow-orange, Apr or Jun to Aug. Skeletal sandy soils or sandy loam over quartzite or sandstone. Cliffs or rocky slopes, sometimes along watercourses.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Shrubs, 2-4 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 55-115 mm mm long, 30-65 mm mm wide, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, widest around the middle or more or less the same width throughout, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary, green, yellow or red; pedicels 4-6 mm long. Perianth 9-12 mm long; tepals fused (at least at base) after flower opens, glabrous or hairy, glandular-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 3-4 mm long; pistil 8-12 mm long, yellow, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 14-18 mm long. Flowers in April, May, June, July or August. Occurs in the Northern (N) Botanical Province(s), in the Central Kimberley (CK) or Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).
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