Geleznowia sp. Binnu (K.A. Shepherd & J. Wege KS 1301)

Conservation Code
Priority Three
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets verrucose (warty), +/- cylindrical in cross-section, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped). Leaves alternate, simple, 3-10 mm long, 2-6 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, verrucose (warty), covered in hairs or scales, with stellate (star shaped) hairs; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers in a distinct head surrounded by bracts, the outer bracts 9-16 mm long; calyx present, 5-10 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous except for a ciliate marginal fringe, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla yellow, petals five, 6-6.5 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, (2.5-)3 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 1.5-2 mm long, without an appendage. Flowers in September, October and November. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Geraldton IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Three (P3).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 8 December 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains.
IBRA Subregions
Geraldton Hills.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Chapman Valley, Northampton.