Hemigenia podalyrina F.Muell.
Fragm. 6:112 (1868)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 13 December 1996

Erect shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Fl. blue-purple-pink, Aug to Nov. Sandy, clay & gravelly soils. Granite outcrops & mountains.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Busselton, Cuballing, Denmark, Manjimup, Plantagenet, Wagin.

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

Shrubs. Stems, cross section square or more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 10-15 mm long, 8-10 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 2.5-3. mm long Pedicel present, 0.5-2.5 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with three lobes, 2-3 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 10-12 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 8-9 mm long, filament 1.5-2.5 mm long, anthers 0.8-1 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time August, September, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Warren or Esperance.