Ptilotus pyramidatus (Moq.) F.Muell.
Fragm. 6:230 (1868)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 31 August 1999

Small herb. Fl. white.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gosnells.

Scientific Description
Robert Davis, Thursday 21 March 2019

Perennial herbs, stems single, more or less erect, glabrescent, with verticillate hairs. Leaves present, (3-)5-6 mm long, 8-30 mm wide, glabrous; basal rosette present; cauline leaves alternate. Spikes pink, cylindrical, solitary, with loosely arranged or densely arranged flowers. Bracts 5-5.5 mm long, coloured, hairy, not awned or mucronate, with an obscure midrib. Bracteoles 5.9-6.5 mm long, coloured, hairy, not awned or mucronate, with an obscure midrib. Outer tepals 10.5-11.5 mm long, entire. Inner tepals 9.5-10.5 mm long, with a basal tuft of hairs on inner face. Style 1.8-2.2 mm long, curved, obliquely fixed to ovary. Distribution: Eremaean Botanical Region.