Erect shrub, to 0.5 m high. Fl. pink/purple, May to Jun or Oct to Dec. Laterite.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Boddington, Brookton, Kalamunda, Melville, Mundaring, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Wandering, York.
Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 12-25 mm long, 11-20 mm wide, not lobed or tripartitely lobed, simply (once-)lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules apparently absent, even from youngest leaves. Perianth of two whorls but the corolla reduced to small scales or tiny lobes at the base of the ovary. Pedicel present, 3-4 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 1-1.5 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx pink or purple, 4.8 mm long, stellate hairs present. Corolla 0.6-1 mm long, hairs or scales present or glabrous, stellate hairs present. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 0-0.1 mm long; anthers 1.5-1.7 mm long. Staminodes absent. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 3.8-4 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, hairy for most of length. Flowering time May, June, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Wheatbelt or Jarrah Forest.
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