Slender, non-lignotuberous shrub or tree, to 5 m high. Fl. orange-red, Sep to Dec or Jan or Mar to May. Yellow-brown sandy clay, quartz sand, red rocky gravelly loam, laterite. Foothills, slopes & ridges of range.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Kojonup, Plantagenet.
Shrubs; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves whorled, 8-20 mm mm long, 0.8-1.2 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins recurved or revolute; apex obtuse. Inflorescences orange or red; innermost bracts 18-20 mm long. Perianth 40-45 mm long, glabrous or hairy; pistil 45-53 mm long, style glabrous. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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