Cyanothamnus inconspicuus (Benth.) Duretto & Heslewood

Taxon 69:493 (2020)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
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 opposite, compound, 10-18 mm long, with 3-5 leaflets, each 7-9 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers axillary, solitary or in axillary, loose clusters (cymes or panicles); pedicels 2-3.5 mm long; calyx present, 1.5 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; corolla white or cream or green, petals four, 2-3.2 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, warty with prominent raised glands, ciliate (with a marginal fringe of hairs), with an appendage. Flowers in March, April, July, August, September, October and November. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee and Esperance IBRA region(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Lake Grace, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.