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Helicteres dentata var. procumbens Benth.

Fl.Austral. 1:233 (1863)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Shrub, with hairy stems. Leaves 10-30 mm long, 6-20 mm wide, not lobed; margins crenate; hairy, with stellate hairs; stipules apparently absent, even from youngest leaves. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 3.5-4 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs present. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) absent. Calyx green, 4.5-5.5 mm long, the lobes fused half or more of their length, stellate hairs present, Terminal appendages absent, number of ribs absent. Corolla pink or mauve, 7-8.5 mm long, glabrous. Stamens many; filaments present. Ovary; style 1, 6-6.5 mm long, with one style branches or lobes. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Victoria Bonaparte. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).

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


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