Prostrate or twining shrub or climber. Fl. red, Sep to Dec. Sand, loam. Granite hills & outcrops.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Perth, Recherche.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cockburn, Esperance.
Twining or climbing plants. Stems terete, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, compound, alternate, not continuous with stem, 60 mm long, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, pinnately arranged, terminal leaflet present, stalked; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Pedicel present, 8-8.5 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 9.5-11 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 35-38 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow or red, with some yellow or red spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 34 mm long, glabrous, auriculate, wings 30-35 mm long, not auriculate, keel 28-30 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 1-2.2 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments united in an open sheath with one free stamen, 28-36 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 30-37 mm long, glabrous, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 80-90 mm long, 5-7 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, with glandular hairs, not beaked. Flowers in September, October, November and December. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee and Esperance IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Four (P4).
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