Intricate, rounded shrub, 0.45-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow/orange & red/brown, Aug to Dec or Jan. Gravelly lateritic clay & sand.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wongan-Ballidu.
Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, continuous with stem, 20-60 mm long, 1-3 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 8-10 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 5-5.7 mm long, not accrescent, glabrous, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 9.5-11 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, red, orange or brown, with some yellow, red, orange or brown spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 9-10 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 7.5-8.5 mm long, auriculate, keel 8-9.5 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 6-9.5 mm long. Ovary stipitate, glabrous; style 8-10.2 mm long, glabrous, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 10 mm long, 7 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in January, August and December. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Four (P4).
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