Dampiera galbraithiana Rajput & Carolin

Licola Dampiera

Telopea 3: 204 (1988) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988

Erect subshrub 20–100 cm high; stems triangular, slightly ribbed, c. glabrous, smooth. Leaves sessile, usually oblong-elliptic, 12–45 mm long, 3–17 mm wide, glabrous or slightly tomentose when young, margins toothed and recurved or thickened. Inflorescence branches 1–3 in upper axils, 1(–2)-flowered, to c. 10 mm long, with appressed grey medifixed hairs; pedicels 3–9 mm long; bracteoles 1 or 2, linear-oblong, 1.5–2 mm long. Sepals 0.5–1 mm long, often unequal; corolla 9–11 mm long, purplish-blue to white inside, with appressed grey hairs outside, wings 1–2 mm wide, veined. Fruit obloid, 2–3 mm long, glabrescent. Flowers mainly Sep.–Jan.

HSF, VAlp. Endemic in Victoria. Known only from the vicinity of Mt Kent and Mt Margaret (between Licola and Dargo), reported from dry Eucalyptus sieberi forest.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1999). Goodeniaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Goodeniaceae
genus Dampiera
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Dampiera galbraithiana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dampiera galbraithiana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Victorian Alps present native

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Western Australia