Tree or shrub, 3-12(-15) m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow-green, Jul or Oct to Dec or Jan or Mar. Red sand, loam, clay. Near watercourses, plains.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Great Sandy Desert, Murchison, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Carnegie, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Meekatharra, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Trees, (5-)9-30 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 100-350 mm mm long, 2-15 mm mm wide, hairy, the hairs straight; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, green or cream; pedicels 1-2 mm long. Perianth 3-4.5 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1-2 mm long; pistil 6-10 mm long, white or cream, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 13-21 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Northern (N) or Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Tanami (TAN), Pilbara (PIL), Carnarvon (CAR), Gascoyne (GAS), Central Ranges (CR), Murchison (MUR), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Dampierland (DL) or Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA subregion(s).
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