Physopsis lachnostachya C.A.Gardner

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Hooker's Icon.Pl. 34: Tab. 3384 (1939)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Not Current

Spreading shrub, (0.3-)0.6-1.5 m high. Fl. white & yellow, Sep to Dec. Lateritic or gravelly soils.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 6 December 1996

Scientific Description

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 6-15 mm long, 2-5 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles present, 3.5-5.5 mm long. Bracts absent. Pedicel absent (flowers sessile). Calyx with five lobes, 1.3-1.8 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla yellow, 4.5-6 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, not viscid, with four stamens, style 1-2 mm long, filament 0-0.4 mm long, anthers 0.5-0.8 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Avon Wheatbelt or Mallee.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 21 January 2020


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Dumbleyung, Kulin, Lake Grace.