- J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 27:181 (1942)
- Conservation Code
- Priority Two
- Naturalised Status
- Native to Western Australia
- Name Status
Upright shrub, 0.5-1.5 m high. Fl. white, Aug to Sep. Sandy soils. Sandplains.
Shrub, spines absent; branchlets verrucose (warty), +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 2-3 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, covered in hairs or scales, with peltate (umbrella-like) scales; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers terminal. solitary; pedicels 1.6-2 mm long; calyx present, 2-2.6 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla white or cream, petals five, 5-6 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, lepidote (with scales); stamens twice as many as petals, 2-3 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers NaN (?) mm long, without an appendage; style 4-6 mm long, glabrous. Flowers in August and September. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Coolgardie IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Two (P2).
- IBRA Regions
- IBRA Subregions
- Eastern Goldfield, Southern Cross.
- Local Government Areas (LGAs)