Pityrodia hemigenioides (F.Muell.) Benth.
Fl.Austral. 5:48 (1870)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 9 December 1996

Erect compact or straggling shrub, (0.1-)0.3-1 m high. Fl. white, Jul to Oct or Jan or Mar. Yellow sand. Sandplains & dunes.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Zuytdorp.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Coorow, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Morawa, Northampton, Shark Bay, Three Springs.

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

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 4-10 mm long, 1-7 mm wide, whorled, entire, with simple, dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 2.6-4. mm long Pedicel present, 0.6-3.5 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 3-5.3 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs. Corolla white or cream, 9.5-15 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 7-8 mm long, filament 1.5-3 mm long, anthers 0.7-1 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time January, March, July, August, September or October. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo, Geraldton Sandplains or Avon Wheatbelt.