Tree, 4-6(-15) m high. Fl. red/pink-red, Jul to Sep. Sandy soils over sandstone or quartzite. Rocky slopes, scarps & ridges.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Pentecost, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Tree. Stems glabrous. Leaves 100-385 mm long, 80-160 mm wide, palmately lobed, simply (once-)lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Perianth of one whorl only (the visible whorl is a calyx, sometimes petaloid). Calyx pink or red, stellate hairs present. Stamens many. Ovary styles several, free and separate, arising from the summit of the ovary, 4-5 mm long, with five style branches or lobes, hairy for most of length. Fruits indehiscent and splitting into sections (schizocarps), length-width ratio at least 1.5 times as long as wide, mericarps smooth, hairs and scales absent; apex rounded; calyx deciduous before maturity; carpels 5; seeds per loculus 2-4 or ≥5. Flowering time July, August or September. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion North Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte or Central Kimberley. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).
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