Drummondita longifolia (Paul G.Wilson) Paul G.Wilson
Peak Charles Drummondita

Reference
Nuytsia 12:86 (1998)
Conservation Code
Threatened
A taxon name retains its ‘Threatened’ status until a new name has been officially endorsed and appears in the Gazettal Notice.
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Shrub, 0.3-1 m high, well-spaced slender leaves, resinous sepals and branchlets. Fl. red/white/pink, Apr to May or Aug or Oct. Granitic loam, skeletal sandy loam.

Helen Coleman, Descriptive Catalogue, 7 April 1998
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Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 10-25 mm long, 0.8-1 mm wide, terete, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers terminal. solitary; calyx present, 6-8 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; corolla pink or white or cream, petals five, connate, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 17-19 mm long, smooth, hairy; anthers 4 mm long, without an appendage; style 22 mm long, hairy. Flowers in April, May and August. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Threatened (T).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 8 December 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Esperance.