Prickly shrub, 0.8-1.5 m high. Fl. red/red & orange, Jul to Sep. Red sand, stony loam. Granite hills.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Nullarbor.
IBRA Subregions: Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Eastern Goldfield, Southern Cross.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dundas, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Yilgarn.
Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 12-30 mm mm long, 0.5-1.5 mm mm wide, hairy, the hairs straight; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, red; pedicels 1-2 mm long. Perianth 8-12 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 2-3 mm long; pistil 22-25 mm long, red, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 15 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO) or Nullarbor (NUL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority One (P1).
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