Ptilotus mitchellii Benl
Sendtnera 2:25-30,Figs 1,2 (1994)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 8 May 1996

Straggling shrub, ca 1 m high. Fl. purple/red-brown, Sep to Oct. Hills.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Gascoyne.

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Upper Gascoyne.

Scientific Description
R. Davis, Thursday 21 March 2019

Perennial herbs, stems single, more or less erect, glabrescent, with nodose hairs. Leaves present, 8-40 mm long, 3-15 mm wide, glabrescent or glabrous; basal rosette absent; cauline leaves alternate. Spikes magenta or red, ovoid or cylindrical, clustered, with densely arranged flowers. Bracts 3-4 mm long, coloured, glabrous, not awned or mucronate, with a prominent midrib. Bracteoles 3.5-3.8 mm long, coloured, glabrous, not awned or mucronate, with a prominent midrib. Outer tepals 6-6.5(-7) mm long, entire. Inner tepals 5.9 mm long, glabrous within. Style 2.4 mm long, straight, centrally fixed to ovary. Distribution: Eremaean Botanical Region; IBRA regions: Gascoyne.