Erect shrub, (0.2-)0.5-2(-3) m high. Fl. white, Jul to Nov. Skeletal soils. Rocky hillsides, granite outcrops, gorges, in rock crevices.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert.
IBRA Subregions: Kintore, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): East Pilbara, Ngaanyatjarraku.
Shrubs. Stems, cross section square. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 4-20 mm long, 0.7-3 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 2-3.2. mm long Pedicel present, 2-3 mm long, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with two lobes, 3.5-6 mm long, accrescent, sparsely hairy, not bullate. Corolla mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 14-17 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 11-12.5 mm long, filament 4-6.5 mm long, anthers 1.3-1.5 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time July, August, September, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam, IBRA Bioregion Central Ranges, Great Sandy Desert or Great Victoria Desert.
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