Microcorys longiflora F.Muell.
Fragm. 6:113 (1868)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 17 December 1996

Shrub, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. pink, Nov. Gravelly sand, sandy loam over quartzite. Hillsides, undulating plains.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs. Stems, cross section square. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 8-15 mm long, 2.5-10 mm wide, whorled, entire, with simple, gland tipped hairs hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 1.3-3.2. mm long Pedicel present, 2.5-4 mm long, with simple, glandular hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 1.5-5.7 mm long, not accrescent, sparsely hairy, with simple, glandular hairs, not bullate. Corolla red, mauve, purple, lilac or violet or red or pink, 18-24 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 15-24 mm long, filament 1.5-1.8 mm long, anthers 0.5 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time November. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).