Eutaxia lasiocalyx Chappill & C.F.Wilkins
Nuytsia 17:476-477, Fig. 4 (2007)

Conservation Code: Priority Two
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 6 October 2004

Low, spreading, multi-stemmed shrub, to 0.15 m high. Fl. yellow, Nov. Red sandy loam, laterite and quartz gravel. Gentle lower slopes.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Southern Cross.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Kondinin, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 17 January 2020

Prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, opposite, not continuous with stem, 1-1.5 mm long, 0.4-0.8 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves or present and persistent to older leaves. Pedicel present, 1-1.7 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present and persistent. Calyx 3.5-5.5 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 5-6 mm long, uniformly coloured, yellow; claws present; standard 4 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 4.3 mm long, not auriculate, keel NaN (?) mm long, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.5 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 3.5-3.7 mm long. Ovary stipitate, hairy or glandular; style 3-4 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, not beaked. Flowers in November. Occurs in the Eremaean and South-West Botanical Province, in the Coolgardie and Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).