Lasiopetalum ferraricollinum E.M.Benn. & K.A.Sheph.

Nuytsia 17:68-71, Figs 1, 2a-b (2007)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Upright shrub, 0.25-1 m high. Sand, sandy-loam gravels, ironstone, laterite. Hills.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 31 March 2008

Scientific Description

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 25-65 mm long, 5-20 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules apparently absent, even from youngest leaves. Perianth of two whorls but the corolla reduced to small scales or tiny lobes at the base of the ovary. Pedicel present, 1-3 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 3-6 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx white, 8-12 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla 1.5-1.7 mm long, glabrous. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 1.4-2 mm long; anthers 3-3.8 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes absent. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 2.7-4 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, hairy for most of length. Flowering time July, August, September or October. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Coolgardie or Mallee.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 15 January 2020


IBRA Regions
Coolgardie, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Kondinin, Lake Grace, Yilgarn.