Dampiera eriantha K.Krause
Engl., Pflanzenr. 277(Heft 54):185-186 (1912)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 6 March 1996

Erect perennial, herb, to 0.6 m high.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Great Victoria Desert.

IBRA Subregions: Central, Eastern, Maralinga, Shield.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Laverton, Menzies.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 14 January 2020

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 15-30 mm long, 2-3 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous) or hairy, with sparse, present, absent hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles present, 5-8 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Absent (flowers sessile). Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 3-4 mm long, hairy, simple hairs. Corolla white, 10-11 mm long, rarely auriculate, rarely not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 3-4 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 7-8 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.5-0.7 mm wide. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 4.5-5.5 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in December. Occurs in the Great Victoria Desert (GVD) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Two (P2).