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Loxocarya striata subsp. implexa Keighery

W.Austral.Naturalist 26:141-144, Figs 1-2 (2008)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Rhizomes spreading, hairy. Basal sheath glabrous or tuft of hair at apex, dull (?) or glossy (?), striate. Culms terete, internal structure (at base of culm) hollow, hairy, not striate, marbled, not fasciculate. Culm 130-200 mm long. Sheaths (including blade) appressed throughout, dull, striate, glabrous, margins not translucent. Apex elongated, glabrous. Dioecious (with separate male and female plants). Male and female inflorescences distinctly dissimilar, posture (male inflorescences only) More or less erect, Culms unbranched below the inflorescence. Male spikelet 4.5-5 mm long. Subtending bract glabrous, Outer bract 3-3.5 mm long, margins firm and opaque, Apex acute. Perianth glabrous. 2-2.2 mm long. Inner bract glabrous, margins firm and opaque, Apex acute. Inner bract 2.6-3 mm long. Filament 2-2.2 mm long. Anther 1.3-1.5 mm long. Fruit capsule. Botanical Province Northern (?), Eremaeam (?) or South-West (?), IBRA Bioregions Northern Kimberley (?), Pilbara (?), Victoria Bonaparte (?), Central Kimberley (?), Dampierland (?), Little Sandy Desert (?), Ord-Victoria Plains (?), Gascoyne (?), Central Ranges (?), Gibson Desert (?), Great Sandy Desert (?), Tanami (?), Carnarvon (?), Yalgoo (?), Great Victoria Desert (?), Murchison (?), Coolgardie (?), Geraldton Sandplain (?), Swan Coastal Plain (?), Avon Wheatbelt (?), Jarrah Forest (?), Mallee (?), Warren (?), Esperance (?) or Hampton (?). Conservation Code Priority One (P1).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 1 September 2017


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)