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Leptomeria pachyclada Diels
This is common near Esperance, Western Australia. This species has tiny white flowers, whereas the similar Leptomeria pauciflora has creamy yellow flowers.


   
Leptomeria pachyclada Leptomeria pachyclada
Description: Flowers Description: Flowers
Location:Field Road. Grasspatch, Western Australia Location:Pabellup Rd, Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:33˚05.8670S, 121°11.3710E GPS coordinates:33˚05.8670S, 121°11.3710E
Date of photo: 3 October 2018 Date of photo: 11 October 2018
Field No.:6962A Field No.:7287
   
Leptomeria pachyclada Leptomeria pachyclada
Description: Plant in habitat Description: Flowering plant
Location:Field Road. Grasspatch, Western Australia Location:Field Road. Grasspatch, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:33˚05.8670S, 121°11.3710E GPS coordinates:33˚05.8670S, 121°11.3710E
Date of photo: 3 October 2018 Date of photo: 3 October 2018
Field No.:6962A Field No.:6962A
   
Leptomeria pachyclada Leptomeria pachyclada
Description: Developing fruit Description: Developing fruit and flowers
Location:East Mt Barren, Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia Location:East Mt Barren, Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:33˚55.5970S, 120°01.0090E GPS coordinates:33˚55.5970S, 120°01.0090E
Date of photo: 15 October 2018 Date of photo: 15 October 2018
Field No.:7449 Field No.:7449
 
Leptomeria pachyclada Leptomeria pachyclada
Description: Plant in rocky mountain habitat Description: Flowering plant
Location:East Mt Barren, Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia Location:Pabellup Rd, Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:33˚55.5970S, 120°01.0090E GPS coordinates:33˚55.5970S, 120°01.0090E
Date of photo: 15 October 2018 Date of photo: 11 October 2018
Field No.:7449 Field No.:7287
   
           
   

 

References (accessed 2 November 2018):

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2349

Lepschi, B.J., (1999) Taxonomic revision of Leptomeria (Santalaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 12(1):55-100

George, A.S. & Hewson, H.J. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Santalaceae. Flora of Australia 22:55

 

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Leptomeria pachyclada