Androcalva perlaria C.F.Wilkins
Austral.Syst.Bot. 24:332-334, Fig. 26 (2011)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Wednesday 15 January 2020

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 7-25 mm long, 3-15 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves), 3-8 mm long. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 2-2.5 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Calyx cream or white, 3-3.5 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla cream, 2.5 mm long, glabrous. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 1 mm long; anthers 0.4 mm long. Staminodes present. Ovary hairs and scales absent (ovary quite glabrous); styles several, free and separate, arising from the summit of the ovary, 0.6 mm long, with four or five style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance. Conservation Code Threatened (T).