Ptilotus unguiculatus T.Hammer

Swainsona 31:96-99, Fig. 2 (2018)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Annuals, stems several, more or less prostrate, persistently hairy, with nodose hairs. Leaves present, 8-30 mm long, 5-11 mm wide, glabrous; cauline leaves alternate. Spikes green or white, ovoid, solitary or clustered, with densely arranged flowers. Bracts (1.7-)1.8-1.9(-2) mm long, colourless, glabrous, awned or mucronate, with an obscure midrib. Bracteoles (2.9-)3-3.1(-3.2) mm long, colourless, glabrous, awned or mucronate. Outer tepals 3.5-3.6 mm long. Inner tepals 2.5-3.1 mm long, glabrous within. Style (0.5-)0.6-0.7(-0.8) mm long, straight, centrally fixed to ovary. Distribution: Eremaean Botanical Region; IBRA regions: Carnarvon.

R. Davis, 8 May 2019


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