Cyanostegia angustifolia Turcz. Tinsel-flower
Bull.Soc.Imp.Naturalistes Moscou 22 (2):36 (1849)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 3 December 1996

Viscid shrub, (0.3-)0.5-2 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Jul to Nov. Sand, gravel, laterite.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Chittering, Coolgardie, Coorow, Cue, Cunderdin, Dalwallinu, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Greater Geraldton, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Leonora, Merredin, Moora, Morawa, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Narembeen, Perenjori, Quairading, Tammin, Trayning, Westonia, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 21 January 2020

Shrubs. Stems, cross section square. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 15-53 mm long, 1.5-2.5 mm wide, opposite, entire, with absent hairs, not bullate, viscid. Margins lobed. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 3.7-5. mm long Pedicel present, 2.5-4.5 mm long, with glandular hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 5-6.5 mm long, accrescent, sparsely hairy, with simple, glandular hairs, not bullate. Corolla blue or mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 4.5-7 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple, glandular hairs, viscid, with four stamens, style 7-11 mm long, filament 1-2 mm long, anthers 1.7 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time July, August, September, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo, Murchison, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Wheatbelt or Mallee.