Ptilotus alexandri Benl
Nuytsia 1:344-347 (1974)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 12 May 2008

Erect annual, herb, 0.1-0.3 m high, leaves spathulate, 5-45 mm long, 2-12 mm wide, spike ovoid or cylindrical, pink, 13-30 mm long, 15-23 mm wide, 30-70 flowered; tepals 7-9 mm long, hairs verticillate, apex glabrous, attenuate; stamens 1, fertile, staminodes 4; Ovary glabrous; style falcate, 1.6-1.8mm long, eccentrically fixed to ovary. Fl. pink, Aug to Oct. Red-white sand. Dunes.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Edel, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Shark Bay.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnarvon, Shark Bay.