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Family: Stackhousiaceae
Stackhousia annua

Citation: W.R. Barker, J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 1:75, figs 3 & 4 (1977).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Slender erect glabrous annual to 19cm; stem usually simple; leaves 7-25 mm long, the basal ones narrowly spathulate, the upper narrowly obovate to linear.

Inflorescence a dense cylindrical spike, the bracts and 2 bracteoles triangular or ovate, green; hypanthium 0.7-0.9mm long; sepals 1.1-1.9mm long, shallowly erose; corolla cream, the tube 3.5-5.2 mm long, the lobes 3-4.5 mm long, obtuse; gynoecium 3-5-partite.

Immature cocci obovoid, rugulose.

Distribution:  rare, in sandy soil in open grassy areas in near-coastal woodland.

S.Aust.: EP, MU, YP.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: Sept. — Oct.


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