Pityrodia chrysocalyx (F.Muell.) C.A.Gardner
Enum.Pl.Austral.Occ. 112 (1931)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 9 December 1996

Erect, branched shrub, 0.3-0.75(-1) m high. Fl. white, Aug to Oct. Sandy soils.


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

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dundas, Esperance.

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

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales present. Leaves 1.8-3.5 mm long, 1-2.5 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 0.5-2. mm long Pedicel present, 1-2 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present or absent (glabrous). Calyx with five lobes, 1.5-2 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream or mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 8-10 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih dendritic hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 4-6 mm long, filament 1.7-2.3 mm long, anthers 0.8-1 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time August, September or October. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Coolgardie or Mallee. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).