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Dicarpidium sp. B Kimberley Flora (G.J. Keighery 10138)

Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Slender shrub, to 0.4 m high. Fl. pink-purple-blue, Jun. Sand over sandstone.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 26 September 1996

Scientific Description

Herb or shrub, with hairy stems. Leaves 15-30 mm long, 8-14 mm wide, not lobed; margins serrate; hairy, with Simple hairs (without tubercle bases), with stellate hairswith scales absent, Sessile glands absent; stipules present but early deciduous (only visible on youngest leaves). Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 1-1.5 mm long; indumentum present, with simple hairs, with stellate hairs present, with scales absent. Calyx green or orange, 9-10 mm long, Sessile glands absent, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) present, stellate hairs present, scales absent, Terminal appendages absent, number of ribs absent. Corolla pink, blue or purple, 8.5-9 mm long, glabrous. Indumentum (outside) Sessile glands absent. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 1.2-1.5 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes absent, appendages absent. Ovary hairs or scales present, simple hairs present, stellate hairs absent, gland-tipped hairs absent; styles several, free and separate, arising from the summit of the ovary, 2-4.5 mm long, with two style branches or lobes, hairy for most of length, wing absent. Flowering time June. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion North Kimberley and Central Kimberley. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 11 August 2023


IBRA Regions
Central Kimberley, Northern Kimberley.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Mitchell, Pentecost.
IMCRA Regions
Bonaparte Gulf.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Wyndham-East Kimberley.