Drummondita fulva A.S.Markey & R.A.Meissn.

Reference
Nuytsia 17:275-277, Figs 2, 3 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority Three
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect, branching shrub, 0.5-1.5 m high. Skeletal, shallow, acidic soils of orange-red or red-brown sandy loams and clayey silts. Footslopes, lower to upper slopes and hillcrests.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 April 2008

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 2-5 mm long, 0.7-1 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers terminal. solitary; calyx present, 3-6 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous except for a ciliate marginal fringe, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla red, brown or orange, petals five, 10-14 mm long, connate, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 12-17 mm long, smooth, hairy; anthers 2-2.5 mm long, without an appendage; style 14-20 mm long, hairy. Flowers in July, August, September, October and November. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Yalgoo IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Three (P3).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 8 December 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Tallering.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Perenjori, Yalgoo.