Guichenotia anota C.F.Wilkins
Nuytsia 19:183-186, Figs 1, 2 (2009)

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

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Thursday 9 April 1998

Shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. pink-purple, Nov to Dec. Sandy, loamy gravel. Undulating land.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Wednesday 15 January 2020

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 3-3.5 mm long, 2-2.2 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Perianth of two whorls but the corolla reduced to small scales or tiny lobes at the base of the ovary. Pedicel present, 2-5 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 3-5 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx pink or purple, 5.5-9 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, stellate hairs present, number of ribs present, three. Corolla glabrous. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 0.1-0.3 mm long; anthers 1.8-2 mm long. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 2.8-3 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time November or December. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).