Hemigenia ramosissima Benth.
A.DC., Prodr. 12:565 (1848)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 13 December 1996

Slender shrub, to 0.5 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Nov to Dec or Jan. Lateritic soils, clay. Granite outcrops.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): West Arthur.

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

Shrubs. Stems, cross section square or more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 5-10 mm long, 0.5-1.3 mm wide, opposite or whorled, entire, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 3-4. mm long Pedicel present, 8-10 mm long, peltate scales absent (glabrous). Calyx with five lobes, 1.2-3.5 mm long, not accrescent, with absent, absent, absent hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, NaN (?) mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih absent, absent, absent hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style NaN (?) mm long, filament NaN (?) mm long, anthers NaN (?) mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time January. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Jarrah Forest. Conservation Code Threatened (T).