Microcybe multiflora subsp. baccharoides (F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson

Reference
Nuytsia 12:87 (1998)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect open shrub, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. white-cream-yellow, May to Oct. Calcareous soils. Mallee scrub.

Helen Coleman, Descriptive Catalogue, 27 March 1998
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Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped). Leaves alternate, simple, 2-2.5 mm long, 1.5 mm wide, flat, the margins revolute, verrucose (warty), glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers calyx present, 1-2 mm long, verrucose (warty), glabrous; corolla yellow or white or cream, petals five, 2 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 2-4 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 0.5-0.7 mm long, without an appendage. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Eremaean and South-West Botanical Province, in the Coolgardie, Hampton, Mallee and Esperance IBRA region(s).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Hampton, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Hampton, Mardabilla, Merredin, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions
Eucla.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Kent, Kulin, Lake Grace, Nungarin, Ravensthorpe.