Brachysola halganiacea (F.Muell.) Rye

Nuytsia 13:337 (2000)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub, to 0.5 m high, to 0.75 wide. Fl. purple, Oct. Deep yellow sand. Flats.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 28 November 2000

Scientific Description

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 8-28 mm long, 2-7.5 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 1.5-2. mm long Pedicel present, 1.2-4 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 1.5-2 mm long, not accrescent, moderately dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla blue or mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 8.5-10 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 4.8-6 mm long, filament 4-4.5 mm long, anthers 1-1.2 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time October. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam, IBRA Bioregion Coolgardie.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 21 January 2020


IBRA Regions
Coolgardie, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Southern Cross, Tallering.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Mount Marshall, Yilgarn.