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Phebalium brevifolium Paul G.Wilson

Nuytsia 12:281 (1998)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub, ca 1 m high. Clayey sand. Undulating sandplain.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 22 August 1996

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets verrucose (warty), +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves opposite, simple, 2-3 mm long, 1 mm wide, flat, the margins revolute, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers in terminal umbels; pedicels 0.5-3.5 mm long; calyx present, 2-2.4 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales; corolla white or cream, petals five, 4-5.5 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, lepidote (with scales); stamens twice as many as petals, 3-4 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 1 mm long, without an appendage. Flowers in January, June, August and October. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Murchison, Great Victoria Desert and Coolgardie IBRA region(s).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 14 November 2023


IBRA Regions
Coolgardie, Great Victoria Desert, Murchison.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Murchison, Shield, Southern Cross.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Coolgardie, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Menzies.