Anthotium sp. Darling Range (F. Hort & B. Hort 2431)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 23 March 2007

Prostrate, spreading perennial, herb, to 0.05 m high. Yellow, grey or brown clayey sand, loam. Slopes, low plains, drainage lines of swampy flats.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Wandering.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Sunday 22 November 2020

Stems unribbed. Leaves compressed, 30-60 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles present, 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous. Absent (flowers sessile). Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 3-5 mm long, glabrous. Corolla blue, mauve or pink, 8-10 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 2.5-4 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 3-4 mm long, wing present on one side only, 0.4-0.5 mm wide. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 3.5-5 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules more than two. Flowers in January and December. Occurs in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority One (P1).