Dasymalla axillaris Endl. Native Foxglove
Nov.Stirp.Dec. 2:11 (1839)

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


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Tallering.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dalwallinu, Perenjori, Wongan-Ballidu, Yalgoo.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 20-50 mm long, 6-20 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 4. mm long Pedicel present, 4.5-5.5 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 10-14 mm long, not accrescent, moderately dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla red or red or pink, 25-35 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 24-30 mm long, filament 12-21 mm long, anthers 1.3 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time July, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo, Swan Coastal Plain or Avon Wheatbelt.