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Dampiera conospermoides W.Fitzg.

J.& Proc.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 3:216-217 (1918)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Spreading shrub, 0.7-1.2 m high. Fl. pink-blue-purple, Apr or Jul to Aug. Red sand. Sandstone plateaus or rocks.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 8 February 2000

Scientific Description

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 15-85 mm long, 4-9 mm wide, Indumentum present, with dense, dendritic hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles present, 0-0.8 mm long, hairy, with hairy hairs. Pedicel absent (flowers sessile). Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 0.3-0.6 mm long, hairy, with dense, dendritic hairs. Corolla blue or purple, 3-6 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, dendritic hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 1.8-2.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 3-3.5 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.1 mm wide. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 2-2.5 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in April, July and August. Occurs in the Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP), Victoria Bonaparte (VB) and Northern Kimberly (NK) IBRA Region(s), of the Northern (N) Botanical Province.

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


IBRA Regions
Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Keep, Mitchell, Purnululu.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.