Eutaxia andocada Chappill & C.F.Wilkins
Nuytsia 17:471, 474-475, Fig.3 (2007)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 25 March 2008

Erect shrub (with sparse ascending branches), 0.2-0.4 m high. White sand or brown sandy-clay over granite.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 4 December 2020

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, opposite, not continuous with stem, 4.5-5.5 mm long, 0.7-1.4 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves or present and persistent to older leaves. Pedicel present, 1-1.4 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present and persistent, 1.2-1.7 mm long, hairy. Calyx 4-4.5 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs, ribbed; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 7-7.5 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow or red, with some yellow or red spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 6-6.5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 5.7-6 mm long, not auriculate, keel 5.5-6.5 mm long, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.4-0.5 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 4-5.5 mm long. Ovary stipitate, hairy or glandular; style 3.6-4 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, not beaked. Flowers in August and September. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).