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

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 10 June 1994

Rhizomatous, tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.12-0.4 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. White sand, sandy loam.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan.

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

Leaves flat, 140-300 mm long, 2-3 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin present, 0-2 mm long, with at least some small side branches at the base, flexuose and soft, angled towards the leaf apex; hairs on the surface of the leaf present. Scape present, hairy, 170-330 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 22-24 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 7-12 mm long; pedicels sessile; flowers 10-19 mm long. Perianth hairy, radially symmetrical, uniformly coloured, yellow, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 6-9 mm long. Stamens six, in one level; filaments 1-1.2 mm long; anther 4-4.5 mm long, with an appendage. Style 8-10 mm long. Flowers in September. Occurs in the Geraldton Sandplains and Swan Coastal Plain IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province.