Lasiopetalum dielsii E.Pritz.
Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:380 (1904)

Conservation Code: Priority Two
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 27 September 1996

Spreading shrub, 0.5-1 m high. Fl. white, Dec. Silty loam. Steep slopes.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Wednesday 15 January 2020

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 30-80 mm long, 10-30 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with non-tubercle-based simple hairs, with stellate hairs; stipules apparently absent, even from youngest leaves. Perianth of two whorls but the corolla reduced to small scales or tiny lobes at the base of the ovary. Pedicel present, 4-4.5 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 4-5.2 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx pink. Stamens free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 0.8 mm long; anthers 1.8-2.3 mm long. Staminodes absent, appendages absent. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 0.8-1.2 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, hairy for most of length. Flowering time December. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).