Ptilotus luteolus (Benl & H.Eichler) R.W.Davis

Reference
Nuytsia 19:311-312 (2009)
Conservation Code
Priority Three
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Scientific Description

Shrubs or perennial herbs, stems single, more or less erect, persistently hairy, with dendritic hairs. Leaves present, (7-)8-30(-35) mm long, (4-)5-15(-18) mm wide, persistently hairy, with dendritic hairs; basal rosette absent; cauline leaves alternate. Spikes yellow, ovoid or cylindrical, clustered, with densely arranged flowers. Bracts 3-3.2(-3.4) mm long, coloured, hairy, awned or mucronate, with an obscure midrib. Bracteoles 3.8-4 mm long, colourless, hairy, awned or mucronate, with a prominent midrib. Outer tepals 6.2-7(-7.6) mm long, entire. Inner tepals 6.2-7(-7.6) mm long, with a basal tuft of hairs on inner face. Style (2.8-)2.9-3 mm long, straight, centrally fixed to ovary. Seeds 1.5-1.7 mm long, glossy, black. Distribution: Eremaean Botanical Region; IBRA regions: Gascoyne, Murchison.

R. Davis, 21 March 2019

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Murchison.
IBRA Subregions
Augustus, Eastern Murchison, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnarvon, Cue, Meekatharra, Mount Magnet, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna.