Conostylis albescens Hopper
Fl.Austral. 45:458 (1987)

Conservation Code: Priority Two
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 10 June 1994

Rhizomatous, tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.12-0.17 m high. Fl. yellow-cream-white, Aug. Yellow sand. Sandplains.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Merredin, Narembeen, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 14 January 2020

Leaves flat, 50-150 mm long, 0.8-1 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin absent, angled towards the leaf apex; hairs on the surface of the leaf present. Scape absent. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 12-20 mm long, with one flower; floral bracts 10-12 mm long; pedicels present, 5-10 mm long; flowers 30-42 mm long. Perianth hairy, radially symmetrical, uniformly coloured or suffused with a darker colour over the base colour, white to cream, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 5.5-8.5 mm long. Stamens six, in one level; filaments 2-2.5 mm long; anther 3-3.7 mm long, without an appendage. Style 18-38 mm long. Flowers in August. Occurs in the Avon Wheatbelt IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).