Coopernookia georgei Carolin Mauve Coopernookia
Proc.Linn.Soc.New South Wales 92:213 (1968)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 8 February 2000

Slender shrub, 0.6-1.7 m high. Fl. pink-blue-purple, Jul to Nov. Stony gullies.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Sunday 22 November 2020

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 20-50 mm long, 5-15 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins toothed. Bracteoles present, 2-4 mm long, glabrous. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 3-6 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 7-10 mm long, glabrous. Corolla blue, 13.5-20 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 5-10 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 6.5-13 mm long, wings present on both sides, 1.5-2.5 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 7-8 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules one or two. Flowers in July, August, September, October and November. Occurs in the Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Threatened (T).