Sprawling shrub, 0.25-0.6 m high. Fl. white-cream, Sep to Oct or Jan or Apr. Sandy soils. Granite slopes.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Recherche.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Esperance.
Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 30-80 mm long, 7-25 mm wide, not 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, 1.2-3 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 2-3 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx cream or white, 5-6 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla 0.7-1.2 mm long, glabrous. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 0.5-0.7 mm long; anthers 1.4-2 mm long. Staminodes appendages absent. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 1.5-2 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time January, April, September or October. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).
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