Lawrencia chrysoderma Lander
Nuytsia 5:249-252 (1985)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 23 September 1996

Spreading, straggly or erect, succulent shrub, 0.3-1.2 m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow, Aug to Dec or Jan. Sand or clay. Saline flats & lakes, gypsum ridges.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Murchison, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Lesueur Sandplain, Tallering, Western Murchison.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coolgardie, Cue, Laverton, Murchison, Yalgoo.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 21 August 2019

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 3-10 mm long, 2-6 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum presentwith scales; stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel absent (flower sessile). Calyx 3-3.5 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, scales present. Corolla yellow, white or cream, 4-5 mm long, glabrous. Stamens many. Ovary hairs and scales absent (ovary quite glabrous). Flowering time January, August, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo, Murchison, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains or Avon Wheatbelt.