Sprawling prostrate to ascending shrub, to 0.5(-1.5) m high. Fl. blue-purple/blue, Mar to Jul. White sand. On beaches above high tide level, dunes.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Northern Kimberley.
IBRA Subregions: Mitchell, Pentecost.
IMCRA Regions: Bonaparte Gulf, Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Prostrate sprawling shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 20-45 mm long, 8-25 mm wide, opposite, trifoliate, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 1-1.5. mm long Pedicel present, 1-1.2 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 0.5-1.6 mm long, not accrescent, dense or moderately dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla blue, 8.5-11 mm long, wih simple, absent hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 7-9 mm long, filament 3.3-8 mm long, anthers 1.4-2 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time March, April, May, June or July. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Northern Kimberley.
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