Rhadinothamnus rudis subsp. linearis (C.A.Gardner) Paul G.Wilson

Reference
Nuytsia 12:287 (1998)
Conservation Code
Priority Four
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Shrub, 0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. white, Mar to May or Oct or Dec. Sandy soils over quartzite. Slopes of mountain.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 22 August 1996

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 10(-30) mm long, 1.2-2 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicels 5-8 mm long; calyx present, 1-1.5 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales; corolla white or cream, petals five, 4-6 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, lepidote (with scales); stamens twice as many as petals, 2 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 0.5 mm long, without an appendage. Flowers in March, April, May, October and December. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Four (P4).

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

Distribution

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