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Lechenaultia orchestris K.A.Sheph. & Hislop
Dancing Lechenaultia

Nuytsia 31:15-18, Fig. 1B-D (2020)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 3-4 mm long, 0.5-0.8 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous), not papillate; margins entire. Pedicel pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 4-6 mm long, Indumentum present, Hair type with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 9-10 mm long, glabrous. Corolla blue, 20-25 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside, 2-2.5 mm wide, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 2-2.5 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 17-20 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in October, November and December. Occurs in the Mallee (MAL) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority One (P1).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 2 August 2023


IBRA Regions
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)