Dicrastylis mitchellii Rye

Nuytsia 17:317-319, Figs 1d, 6 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub, to about 0.3 m high. Sand or clay soils. Around dunes.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 31 March 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 12-20 mm long, 3-10 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 1.7-2. mm long Pedicel present, 0.8 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 2.5-3 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, 5-5.5 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih dendritic hairs, not viscid, with five stamens, style 4-6 mm long, filament 0.7-1.5 mm long, anthers 0.4-0.5 mm long. Appendage absent. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam, IBRA Bioregion Pilbara or Murchison. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).

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


IBRA Regions
Murchison, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions
Hamersley, Western Murchison.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)