Shrub, 0.5-2 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Dec or Jan to Jun. Sandstone, basalt. Rock screes, outcrops, hills.
Shrub or tree, with hairy stems. Leaves 85-170 mm long, 8-10 mm wide, not lobed; margins crenate; hairy, with stellate hairswith scales absent, Sessile glands absent; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Calyx green, 1-2 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, Sessile glands absent, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) absent, stellate hairs present, tubercle-based simple hairs absent, gland-tipped hairs absent, scales absent, Terminal appendages absent, number of ribs absent. Corolla mauve, 6 mm long, glabrous. Indumentum (outside) Sessile glands absent. Stamens; filaments present, 1 mm long. Staminodes present, appendages absent. Fruits dehiscent (capsules and follicles), length-width ratio more or less as long as wide, hairs or scales present, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) absent, stellate hairs present, 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 deciduous before maturity; carpels 5; seeds per loculus 2-4 or ≥5. Flowering time January, February, March, April, May, June or December. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion North Kimberley and Victoria Bonaparte.
- IBRA Regions
- Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.
- IBRA Subregions
- Berkeley, Keep, Mitchell.
- IMCRA Regions
- Local Government Areas (LGAs)
- Wyndham-East Kimberley.