Microcybe multiflora Turcz. subsp. multiflora

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, Aug to Oct or Jan to Feb. Sandy soils, stony clay-loam. Flats, dunes.

Helen Coleman, Descriptive Catalogue, 27 March 1998
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Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets verrucose (warty), +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 3-7.5 mm long, 0.8-1.2 mm wide, flat, the margins revolute, verrucose (warty), glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers calyx present, 1.5-1.8 mm long, verrucose (warty), glabrous; corolla white or cream, petals five, 2.5-3 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 4-4.5 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 0.5-0.7 mm long, without an appendage. Flowers in January, February, August, September and October. Occurs in the Eremaean and South-West Botanical Province, in the Coolgardie, Hampton, Avon Wheatbelt, 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, Katanning, Mardabilla, Merredin, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Dalwallinu, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Ravensthorpe, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn.