Drummondita miniata (C.A.Gardner) Paul G.Wilson

Reference
Nuytsia 1:206 (1971)
Conservation Code
Priority Three
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Divaricately branched shrub, 0.5-2 m high. Fl. orange-red, Jul to Aug or Nov. Laterite. Breakaways.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 20 August 1996
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Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets verrucose (warty), +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 10-20 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, flat, the margins revolute, verrucose (warty), glabrous; stipular excrescences present or absent. Flowers terminal. solitary; pedicels 1-2 mm long; calyx present, 3 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; corolla red or orange, petals five, 14 mm long, connate, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 14 mm long, hairy; anthers 3.5-3.6 mm long, without an appendage; style 16 mm long, hairy. Flowers in July, August and November. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Murchison IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Three (P3).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 8 December 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Murchison.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Murchison, Western Murchison.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Cue, Meekatharra.