Erect, spreading shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. yellow-cream/green, Mar to May or Sep to Dec. Lateritic or granitic soils. Undulating plains, granite outcrops, hillsides.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Mallee, Murchison, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Dalwallinu, Dundas, Esperance, Greater Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Menzies, Merredin, Morawa, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Perenjori, Trayning, Westonia, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.
Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 15-70 mm long, 7 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules apparently absent, even from youngest leaves, 30 mm long. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 3-4 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 2.7-5 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx green, cream or yellow, 15-22 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla 4.6-6.5 mm long, glabrous. Stamens five, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 0.8-1 mm long; anthers 1.3-1.5 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes present. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 2.5-2.7 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Fruits dehiscent (capsules and follicles), length-width ratio more or less as long as wide, hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; apex rounded; calyx persistent to mature fruit; carpels 3; seeds per loculus 1. Flowering time March, April, May, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo, Murchison, Coolgardie, Avon Wheatbelt or Mallee.
FloraBase is produced by the staff of the Western Australian Herbarium, Biodiversity and Conservation Science, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. Publication or other use of content on this site is unauthorised unless that use conforms with the copyright statement.
Western Australian Herbarium (1998–). FloraBase—the Western Australian Flora. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/