Alyogyne sp. Hyden (G.S. Durell GD 127)

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

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dundas, Kondinin.

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

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 20-35 mm long, 11-25 mm wide, not lobed or tripartitely lobed, simply (once-)lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs, Sessile glands absent; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 6-7 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 5-10 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx green, 17-20 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, stellate hairs present, absent. Corolla mauve or purple, 48-50 mm long, hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 1.5 mm long; anthers 0.8 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Ovary hairs and scales absent (ovary quite glabrous); style 1, 23-25 mm long, with five style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Fruits NaN (?) mm long. Flowering time September or November. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Coolgardie or Mallee.