Hibiscus campanulatus A.J.Perkins

Reference
Nuytsia 28:135-138, Fig. 1 (2017)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Scientific Description

Shrub or tree. Stems hairy. Leaves 60-100 mm long, 30-70 mm wide, not lobed; margins crenate or dentate; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 15-45 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 11-12 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx green, 25-26 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla white or mauve, 36-46 mm long, glabrous. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 1.3-1.5 mm long; anthers 0.7-1 mm long. Ovary hairs and scales absent (ovary quite glabrous); style 1, 17-20 mm long, with five style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time August. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean, IBRA Bioregion Pilbara. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 15 January 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Gascoyne, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions
Ashburton, Hamersley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Meekatharra.