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Lasiopetalum dielsii E.Pritz.

Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:380 (1904)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Spreading shrub, 0.5-1 m high. Fl. white, Dec. Silty loam. Steep slopes.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 27 September 1996

Scientific Description

Shrub, with hairy stems. Leaves 30-80 mm long, 10-30 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; hairy, with Simple hairs (without tubercle bases), with stellate hairswith scales absent, Sessile glands absent; stipules apparently absent, even from youngest leaves. Perianth of two whorls but the corolla reduced to small scales or tiny lobes at the base of the ovary. Pedicel present, 4-4.5 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs present, with scales absent. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 4-5.2 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs presentwith scales absent, Sessile glands absent. Calyx pink. Stamens free and inserted at the base of the ovary; filaments present, 0.8 mm long; anthers 1.8-2.3 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes absent, appendages absent. Ovary hairs or scales present, simple hairs absent, stellate hairs present, gland-tipped hairs absent; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 0.8-1.2 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, hairy for most of length, wing absent. Flowering time December. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Esperance. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.