Thecanthes punicea (R.Br.) Wikstr.
Kongl.Vetensk.Acad.Nya Handl. 272 (1818)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 22 September 1999

Erect annual, herb, 0.2-0.6 m high. Fl. red, Jan to Dec (mainly Apr-Aug). Sand or sandy clay, alluvium. Often in rocky ground.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.