Abutilon leucopetalum (F.Muell.) Benth.
Desert Chinese Lantern

Reference
Fl.Austral. 1:200-201 (1863)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Fl. yellow/white, Mar to Aug. Red sand, laterite. Dunes, rocky creeklines, flats, breakaways.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 September 1996
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami.
IBRA Subregions
Central, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Purnululu, Shield, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami Desert, Trainor.
IMCRA Regions
Pilbara (offshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Laverton, Menzies, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.