Asterolasia hyalina (Paul G.Wilson) Wege

Nuytsia 28:144 (2017)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped). Leaves alternate, simple, 3.5-4 mm long, 1.5(-2) mm wide, flat, the margins recurved, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, with stellate (star shaped) hairs; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers in terminal, loose clusters (cymes or panicles); pedicels 9-10 mm long; calyx minute or absent, 0.2 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla pink or white or cream, petals five, 5.4-7 mm long, valvate (not overlapping), free, hairy on the margins only; stamens numerous (more than twice as many as petals), 4.5-5 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 1-1.2 mm long, without an appendage; style 4 mm long, glabrous. Flowers in August. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Swan Coastal Plain and Geraldton IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Two (P2).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 8 December 2020


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Cuballing, Narrogin, Wandering.