Erect shrub or tree, to 6 m high. Fl. red/pink/orange/yellow, Apr to Oct. Red sand or loam, stony or skeletal soils, laterite, sandstone, limestone, quartzite. Sand dunes, plains, rocky hills & gullies, cliffs or ridges, along creeklines.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami.
IBRA Subregions: Chichester, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Roebourne, Rudall, Tanami P1, Trainor.
IMCRA Regions: King Sound.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland.