This is a plant that can be seen spreading across the ground
with erect flowering stems composed of up to 10 or more often multi-coloured
flowers. The flowers vary between a red/pink, purple, changing to blue as the
flower ages, with a yellow
keel. The leaves have between 5-9 leaflets, being hairy underneath and hairless
Often seen in flower during winter and found on red sandy and stony plains in
the Central Australia region.
The name flavicarinata means ‘yellow keel’.