Ptilotus falcatus R.W.Davis & T.Hammer
Nuytsia 24:127-128 (2014)

Conservation Code: Priority One
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow.

Scientific Description
R. Davis, Thursday 21 March 2019

Perennial herbs, stems several, more or less prostrate, glabrescent, with nodose hairs. Leaves present, 28-45 mm long, 1-4 mm wide, glabrescent, with nodose hairs; basal rosette absent; cauline leaves alternate. Spikes green or white, ovoid, solitary, with densely arranged flowers. Bracts 8.9-10 mm long, coloured, hairy, not awned or mucronate, with an obscure midrib. Bracteoles 8.5-9.1 mm long, coloured, hairy, not awned or mucronate, with an obscure midrib. Outer tepals 18-20 mm long, not entire. Inner tepals 17-19 mm long, with a basal tuft of hairs on inner face. Style 2.5-2.8 mm long, curved, obliquely fixed to ovary. Distribution: South West Botanical Region; IBRA regions: Geraldton Sandplain.