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Asterolasia hyalina (Paul G.Wilson) Wege

Nuytsia 28:144 (2017)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped). Leaves alternate, simple, 3.5-4 mm long, 1.5(-2) mm wide, flat, the margins recurved, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, with stellate (star shaped) hairs; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers in terminal, loose clusters (cymes or panicles); pedicels 9-10 mm long; calyx minute or absent, 0.2 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla pink or white or cream, petals five, 5.4-7 mm long, valvate (not overlapping), free, hairy on the margins only; stamens numerous (more than twice as many as petals), 4.5-5 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 1-1.2 mm long, without an appendage; style 4 mm long, glabrous. Flowers in August. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Swan Coastal Plain and Geraldton IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Two (P2).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 15 September 2023


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Cuballing, Narrogin, Wandering.