Eutaxia inuncta C.F.Wilkins & Chappill
Nuytsia 20:122-124, Fig. 8 (2010)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 17 January 2020

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, opposite, not continuous with stem, 4.5-7 mm long, 1-1.5 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, 0.5-0.6 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles present and persistent, 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous. Calyx 7.5-8.2 mm long, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 10.5-12 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, red or orange, with some yellow, red or orange spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 10 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 11.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 7-7.5 mm long, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.5-0.6 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 3-4.5 mm long. Ovary stipitate, hairy or glandular; style 3.7-4 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, September, October and November. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee and Esperance IBRA regions.