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Gossypium anapoides J.M.Stewart, Craven, Brubaker & Wendel

Novon 23:448-450, Fig. 1 (2015)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Shrub, with glabrous stems. Leaves 25-80 mm long, 15-60 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; hairs and scales absent (leaves quite glabrous). Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 9-12 mm long; glabrous. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, the lobes free, glabrous. Calyx green, 15-17 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, Terminal appendages absent, number of ribs absent. Corolla white or pink, 40-50 mm long, glabrous. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 1-1.4 mm long; anthers 0.8-1 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes absent, appendages absent. Ovary hairs and scales absent (ovary quite glabrous); style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, with one style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous, wing absent. Fruits; calyx persistent to mature fruit, not accrescent. Flowering time May or June. 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
IMCRA Regions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Wyndham-East Kimberley.