Thomasia pygmaea, commonly known as the tiny thomasia,is a small shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, and the Southern Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east, and South Australia to the south-east. Western Australia is Australia's largest state, with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres, and the second-largest country subdivision in the world, surpassed only by Russia's Sakha Republic. The state has about 2.6 million inhabitants – around 11 percent of the national total – of whom the vast majority live in the south-west corner, 79 per cent of the population living in the Perth area, leaving the remainder of the state sparsely populated.
It grows to between 0.05 and 0.3 metres in height.Flowers are produced between August and November in its native range. These are pinkish-mauve and covered with small red dots.
The species was first formally described by botanist Nicolai Stepanovitch Turczaninow in Bulletin de la Societe Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou in 1806.He gave it the name Asterochiton pygmaeus . George Bentham transferred the species to the genus Thomasia in 1863.
George Bentham was an English botanist, described by the weed botanist Duane Isely as "the premier systematic botanist of the nineteenth century".
Thomasia is a genus of plants which are native to southern Australia.
Thomasia pygmaea is an attractive small shrub, useful for edging, container growing or in rockeries.It requires a light soil with good drainage and tolerates some shade and light frost.
Thomasia tenuivestita is a shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
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T. grandiflora may refer to:
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