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Triumfetta clivorum subsp. brevipetala Halford

Austrobaileya 4:546-547 (1997)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub, 0.3-0.6(-1) m high. Fl. yellow. Sandy soils over sandstone or granite. Rocky sandstone platform.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 7 October 1997

Scientific Description

Shrub, with hairy stems. Leaves 20-50 mm long, 8-30 mm wide, not lobed; margins crenate or 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). Fruits indehiscent and not splitting into sections (drupes), length-width ratio more or less as long as wide, hairs or scales present, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) absent, stellate hairs present, Sessile glands absent, tubercle-based simple hairs absent, gland-tipped hairs absent, scales absent; apex rounded; prickles present, abundantly covering the fruit; terminal awns or spines absent; calyx persistent to mature fruit, not accrescent. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Central Kimberley and Ord-Victorian-Plain.

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


IBRA Regions
Central Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Hart, Purnululu.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.