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Shrub, 0.3-1.2(-1.8) m high. Fl. blue-purple/pink, Mar to Sep or Nov. Red sandy soils, ironstone. Sandplains, hills.
Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 20-58 mm long, 10-24 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves), 8-15 mm long. Perianth of two whorls but the corolla reduced to small scales or tiny lobes at the base of the ovary. Pedicel present, 4-5.5 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present. Calyx mauve or purple, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present, number of ribs present, one. Corolla glabrous. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 1-1.3 mm long; anthers 0.7-1.1 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes present. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, with one style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time March, April, May, June, July, August, September or November. Distribution Botanical Province Northern or Eremaean, IBRA Bioregion Great Sandy Desert, Tanami, Pilbara, Gascoyne, Central Ranges, Dampierland or Ord-Victorian-Plain.
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