Rhadinothamnus rudis subsp. amblycarpus (F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson

Reference
Nuytsia 12:287 (1998)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Shrub, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. white, Jan or Mar or Jun or Aug to Oct or Dec. Lateritic soils. Gravelly hillsides & plains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 22 August 1996
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Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, winged or strongly angled in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 10-15 mm long, 2-5 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, 0.5-1 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, 3-4 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 0.4-0.5 mm long, without an appendage. Flowers in January, March, June, August, September, October and December. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Jarrah Forest, Mallee and Esperance IBRA region(s).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.