Conospermum caeruleum subsp. contortum E.M.Benn.

Fl.Australia 16:483 (1995)
Conservation Code
Presumed Extinct
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Prostrate to straggly, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.15-1 m high. Fl. blue/pink.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 9 July 1996

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.20-0.50 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 200-270 mm long, 2-5 mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, erect. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters stalked, pink or blue, hairy; floral bracts 2.5-3.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 5-8 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 4-5.2 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 1.5-2.5 mm long, glabrous. Nut 2-2.3 mm long. Flowers in October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Presumed Extinct (X).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)