Grey, lignotuberous shrub, 0.9-2.2 m high. Fl. orange & red & pink, May to Jun or Aug to Oct or Dec. Red or yellow sand on limestone. Coastal areas.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Edel, Geraldton Hills.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Northampton, Shark Bay.
Shrubs, 2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 40-160 mm long, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, once divided, pinnately divided, entire or divided to the midrib; lobes 40-125 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, orange or pink; pedicels 4.5-6 mm long. Perianth 6-7 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 3-4 mm long; pistil 22-24 mm long, green or pink, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 11-13 mm long. Flowers in June, August, September, October or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).
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