Spreading tree, to 5 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug. Saline. Swamps, margins of saline coastal plains and pindan plains.
Herb, shrub or tree, with hairy stems. Leaves 60-220 mm long, 45-160 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; hairy, with stellate hairswith scales absent, Sessile glands absent; stipules present and persistent to older leaves or present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves), 15 mm long. Fruits dehiscent (capsules and follicles), length-width ratio more or less as long as wide, hairs or scales present, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) present, stellate hairs absent, Sessile glands absent, tubercle-based simple hairs absent, gland-tipped hairs absent, scales absent; apex rounded; prickles absent (except perhaps a terminal awn); terminal awns or spines present; calyx persistent to mature fruit; carpels 5; seeds per loculus 2-4. Flowering time August. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Victoria Bonaparte.
- IBRA Regions
- Indian Tropical Islands, Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.
- IBRA Subregions
- Keep, Mitchell.
- Local Government Areas (LGAs)
- Christmas Island, Wyndham-East Kimberley.