Indigofera warburtonensis Peter G.Wilson & Rowe
Nuytsia 25:282-283 (2015)

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


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Ranges.

IBRA Subregions: Mann-Musgrave Block.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ngaanyatjarraku.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 17 January 2020

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, not spiny, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, compound, alternate, continuous with stem, 30-50 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, leaflets 5-7, pinnately arranged, terminal leaflet present, stalked; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves, 4 mm long, without glands, ribless. Pedicel present, 1-1.5 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present but early deciduous. Calyx 2-2.5 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla uniformly coloured, pink. Stamens ten; filaments united in an open sheath with one free stamen. Ovary stipitate, hairy or glandular; style 6-9 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, bearded (with a tuft of hairs at apex), terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 25-30 mm long, 2 mm wide, stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, round in cross-section, hairy, with simple hairs, not beaked. Flowers in April and August. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).