Leptocarpus crebriculmis B.G.Briggs
Telopea 16:37, Fig. 9g-l (2014)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 1 September 2017

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.