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Family: Cruciferae
Phlegmatospermum richardsii

Citation: E. Shaw, Contr. Gray Herb. 205:153 (1974).

Synonymy: Erysimum richardsii F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Aust. 10:105 (1877); Sisymbrium richardsii (F. Muell.) F. Muell., Syst. Cenus Aust. Pl. 5 (1882); Blennodia richardsii (F. Muell.)J. Black, Fl. S. Aust. 247 (1924); Scarabopus richardsii (F. Muell.)O. Schulz, Pflanzenr. 86:260 (1924). , Scambopus richardsii

Common name: None

Description:
Annual herbs, erect, to c. 20 cm tall, with bifid hairs having spreading upcurved arms; basal leaves obovate, to 7 cm long, dentate to entire; cauline leaves obovate to oblanceolate, to 4 cm long, shallowly lobed or entire.

Sepals 2-4 mm long; petals 3-7 mm long, white or yellow.

Silicula elliptic to ovate, to 1 cm long, scarcely winged or notched, with exserted style; valves hairy with bifid hairs on basal tubercles; pedicels stout, spreading, to 1 cm long; mature seeds not known.

Distribution:  A rare species.

S.Aust.: NU, EP.   W.Aust.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: Aug. (1 record).


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