Tribonanthes minor M.Lyons & Keighery Salt-lake Tiurndin
Nuytsia 16:78-80, Fig. 1 (2006)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 29 January 2007

Annual, herb, to 0.05 m high. Shallow leached sand. Edges of playa lakes, along saline drainage lines.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cunderdin, Kent, Lake Grace, Northam.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 2 May 2017

Leaves flat, 12-18 mm long, 0.5-0.8 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin absent; hairs on the surface of the leaf absent (leaf surfaces glabrous). Scape present, hairy, 30-45 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 3.7-5 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 3.5-4 mm long; pedicels present, 10-20 mm long; flowers 4.5-7 mm long. Perianth hairy, radially symmetrical, uniformly coloured, white to cream, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 2-4 mm long. Stamens six, in one level; anther 0.8-1 mm long, with an appendage. Style 1-1.3 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the Mallee IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).