Pityrodia iphthima K.A.Sheph.

Nuytsia 17:348-351, Figs 1, 2 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Tomentose shrub, 0.8-1.2 m high. Skeletal red-brown sandy loam over banded ironstone. Upper hillslopes.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 April 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 15-35 mm long, 2-5 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 7-7.5. mm long Pedicel present, 1-3 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 3.5-4.2 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, 15 mm long, wih dendritic hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 16 mm long, filament NaN (?) mm long, anthers NaN (?) mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time August. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam, IBRA Bioregion Gascoyne. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 21 January 2020


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