Prostrate or straggling shrub, to 1 m high. Fl. yellow-green/orange-red-brown, Jul to Nov. Sand or clay. Broad dunes, moist sites.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Denmark, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet.
Twining or climbing plants, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 50-120 mm long, 7-15 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Pedicel present, 7-16 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles present but early deciduous, 6-7.5 mm long, hairy. Calyx 15-18 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 25-28 mm long, multicoloured, mostly red, orange or brown, with some red, orange or brown spots, streaks or blotches; claws absent; standard 23-25 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 20-22 mm long, not auriculate, keel 22-26 mm long, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 1.1-1.5 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 18-24 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, hairy or glandular; style 21-24 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, round in cross-section, not beaked. Flowers in July, August, September, October and November. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest and Esperance IBRA regions.
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