Much-branched shrub, (0.3-)0.6-1.8(-2.5) m high. Fl. red-orange-pink, Apr to Dec or Jan. Sandy or clayey loam soils over laterite or limestone, often with gravel.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Mardabilla, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe, Yilgarn.
Shrubs, 1-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 25-70 mm mm long, 5-10 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins recurved. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, yellow, orange or brown; pedicels 4-7 mm long. Perianth 10-15 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 2-3 mm long; pistil 18-25 mm long, yellow, pollen presenter lateral or oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-12 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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