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Dicarpidium sp. A Kimberley Flora (K.F. Kenneally 8686)

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

Climbing shrub. Fl. pink, Dec. Alluvial sand. Amongst massive outcropping sandstone.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 26 September 1996

Scientific Description

Herb or shrub, with hairy stems. Leaves 15-30 mm long, 5-10 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, 2 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs present, with gland tipped hairs present, with scales absent. Calyx green, 3.5 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, Sessile glands absent, stellate hairs present, gland-tipped hairs present, scales absent, Terminal appendages absent, number of ribs absent. Corolla pink, 4 mm long, glabrous. Indumentum (outside) Sessile glands absent. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present; anthers 1.2 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes absent, appendages absent. Ovary; styles several, free and separate, arising from the summit of the ovary, with two style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous, wing absent. Flowering time December. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion North Kimberley. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).

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


IBRA Regions
Northern Kimberley.
IBRA Subregions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Wyndham-East Kimberley.