Leptocarpus crebriculmis B.G.Briggs

Telopea 16:37, Fig. 9g-l (2014)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Rhizomes tufted, glabrous. Basal sheath glabrous, dull, striate. Culms terete, glabrous, striate, not marbled, not fasciculate. Culm 400-675 mm long. Sheaths (including blade) appressed throughout, dull, striate, glabrous, margins not translucent. Apex elongated, glabrous. Dioecious (with separate male and female plants). Male and female inflorescences distinctly dissimilar, posture (male inflorescences only) More or less erect, Culms unbranched below the inflorescence. Perianth hairy (?) or glabrous (?). NaN (?) mm long. Female spikelet 3-3.8 mm long. Subtending bract hairy or glabrous, margins thin and translucent, Apex acuminate to attenuate. Outer bract 4-4.7 mm long. Perianth glabrous. 1-1.5 mm long. Inner bracts 2.3-2.6 mm long, glabrous, margins firm and opaque, Apex acuminate to attenuate. Style two (or two-branched). 1.4-2 mm long. Fruit indehiscent (nut). Flowering Time April, May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregions Jarrah Forest or Esperance.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 1 September 2017


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Esperance, Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe.