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Hibiscus calcicola Juswara & Craven

Blumea 50:396-398, Fig. 3 (2005)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub, to 1.5 m high. Red clay soils on limestone. At bases of rocky outcrops.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 16 March 2007

Scientific Description

with hairy stems. Leaves 30-70 mm long, 20-45 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; hairy, with stellate hairswith scales absent, Sessile glands absent. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 8 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs present, with scales absent. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 15 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs presentwith scales absent, Sessile glands absent. Calyx green, 22-35 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, Sessile glands absent, simple hairs (without tubercle bases) absent, stellate hairs present, tubercle-based simple hairs absent, gland-tipped hairs absent, scales absent, Terminal appendages absent, number of ribs absent. Corolla yellow, 45 mm long, glabrous. Indumentum (outside) Sessile glands absent. Stamens many. Flowering time May. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Dampierland. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).

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


IBRA Regions
IBRA Subregions
Fitzroy Trough.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Derby-West Kimberley.