Thomasia solanacea 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 0.5 and 3 metres in height.Flowers are produced between September and December in its native range.
The species was first formally described by botanist John Sims in 1812. He gave it the name Lasiopetalum solanaceum. In 1821, Swiss botanist Jaques Étienne Gay transferred the species to the genus Thomasia
John Sims was an English physician and botanist. He was born in Canterbury, Kent and was subsequently educated at the Quaker school in Burford, Oxfordshire, he then went on to study medicine at Edinburgh University. Later in life he moved to London(1766) where he worked as a physician, notably he was involved with the birth of Princess Charlotte in which both mother and baby died. He was the first editor of Curtis's Botanical Magazine.
Jaques Étienne Gay was a Swiss-French botanist, civil servant, collector and taxonomist. His name is associated with plants in standardised botanical nomenclature, e.g. Crocus sieberi J.Gay. He was the most famous of the students of botanist Jean François Aimée Gaudin with whom he began collecting plants at the age of 14. He was married to Rosalie Nillion.
Thomasia is a genus of plants which are native to southern Australia.
Banksia ser. Dryandra is a series of 94 species of shrub to small tree in the plant genus Banksia. It was considered a separate genus named Dryandra until early 2007, when it was merged into Banksia on the basis of extensive molecular and morphological evidence that Banksia was paraphyletic with respect to Dryandra.
Charles Austin Gardner was a Western Australian botanist.
Thomasia tenuivestita is a shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
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Grevillea endlicheriana, also known as spindly grevillea, is a shrub which is endemic to the southwest of Western Australia.
The flora of Western Australia comprises 10,252 published native vascular plant species and a further 1,245 unpublished species. They occur within 1,543 genera from 211 families; there are also 1,276 naturalised alien or invasive plant species more commonly known as weeds. There are an estimated 150,000 cryptogam species or nonvascular plants which include lichens, and fungi although only 1,786 species have been published, with 948 algae and 672 lichen the majority.
The Donnelly River is a river in the South West of Western Australia. Its main tributaries are Barlee Brook and Carey Brook. The river runs primarily through state forest reserves, although 25 private landholdings are situated along the length of the river. Clearing of the catchment area is estimated at 20% with the land mostly being used for viticulture, horticulture, dairy, grazing and tourism.
Thomasia sarotes is a shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
Thomasia quercifolia, the oak-leaf thomasia, is a shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
Thomasia pygmaea, the tiny thomasia, is a small shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.
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T. grandiflora may refer to:
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Thomasia purpurea is a small shrub that is endemic to the southwest of Western Australia. It usually grows to between 0.3 and 1.2 metres in height. Pink to purple flowers are produced between April and December in the species' native range.
Thomasia macrocarpa, commonly known as large-fruited thomasia, is a shrub that is endemic to the southwest of Western Australia. It usually grows to between 0.6 and 2 metres in height. Pink to purple flowers are produced between August and November in the species' native range.
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