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Keraudrenia hermanniifolia J.Gay
Mém.Mus.Hist.Nat. 7:462 (1821)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Not Current
Photo of Keraudrenia hermanniifolia J.Gay

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 26 September 1996

Erect shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Mar or Jul to Oct. Sandy & loamy soils over laterite or limestone. Plains, breakaways, ridges.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 5-15 mm long, 2-4 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Perianth of two whorls but the corolla reduced to small scales or tiny lobes at the base of the ovary. Pedicel present, 5-12 mm long; indumentum present, with absent, with stellate hairs, with absent, with absent. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present. Calyx purple, 6-10 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present, number of ribs present, one. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 1.5-4.2 mm long; anthers 1.2-1.8 mm long. Staminodes present. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 3-7 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time March, July, August, September or October. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Carnarvon, Yalgoo, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest or Esperance.