Microcorys sp. Stirling Range (S. Barrett 1392)

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


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gnowangerup.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 21 January 2020

Shrubs or prostrate sprawling shrubs. Stems, cross section square. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 4-7 mm long, 1.5-2.5 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles present, 1.5-2 mm long. Bracts absent. Pedicel present, 0.3-0.5 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 0.8-1 mm long, not accrescent, moderately dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, 4.5-5.5 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 0.8-1 mm long, filament 0.2 mm long, anthers 0.5-0.6 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time March or April. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).