Cymbopogon bombycinus (R.Br.) Domin Silky Oilgrass
Biblioth.Bot. 85:274-276 (1915)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 3 November 1993

Aromatic, tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.4-1.2 m high. Fl. green, Apr to Aug. Red-brown sand, laterite, granite, sandstone. Swamps.


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

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Edel, Fitzroy Trough, Geraldton Hills, Hart, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Northampton, Port Hedland, Shark Bay, Wyndham-East Kimberley.