Hemiphora exserta (Benth.) B.J.Conn & Henwood
Austral.Syst.Bot. 24:6 (2011)

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


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance, Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe.

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

Prostrate sprawling shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 8-20 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple, dendritic hairs, bullate or not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 6.5-7.5. mm long Pedicel present, 1-2 mm long, with simple, dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 6-9 mm long, not accrescent, sparsely hairy, with simple, dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla red or red or pink, 20-32 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple, dendritic hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 17-32 mm long, filament 5.5-12 mm long, anthers 2-2.3 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time January, June, July, August, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance.