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Guichenotia anota C.F.Wilkins

Nuytsia 19:183-186, Figs 1, 2 (2009)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. pink-purple, Nov to Dec. Sandy, loamy gravel. Undulating land.

Helen Coleman, Descriptive Catalogue, 9 April 1998

Scientific Description

Shrub, with hairy stems. Leaves 3-3.5 mm long, 2-2.2 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; hairy, with stellate hairswith scales absent, Sessile glands absent; stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Perianth of two whorls but the corolla reduced to small scales or tiny lobes at the base of the ovary. Pedicel present, 2-5 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs present, with scales absent. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 3-5 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) absent, stellate hairs present, gland-tipped hairs absentwith scales absent, Sessile glands absent. Calyx pink or purple, 5.5-9 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, Sessile glands absent, stellate hairs present, scales absent, Terminal appendages absent, number of ribs present, three. Corolla glabrous. Indumentum (outside) Sessile glands absent. Stamens five, free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 0.1-0.3 mm long; anthers 1.8-2 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes absent, appendages absent. Ovary hairs or scales present, simple hairs absent, stellate hairs present, gland-tipped hairs absent; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 2.8-3 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous, wing absent. Flowering time November or December. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains.
IBRA Subregions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)