Thryptomene eremaea

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Thryptomene eremaea
Status DECF P2.svg
Priority Two — Poorly Known Taxa (DEC)
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Thryptomene
Species:
T. eremaea
Binomial name
Thryptomene eremaea

Thryptomene eremaea is a shrub species in the family Myrtaceae that is endemic to Western Australia. [1]

The erect and open shrub typically grows to a height of 0.5 to 1.5 metres (2 to 5 ft) in height. It blooms between July and September producing white-pink flowers.

It is found on sand plains in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia north of Kalgoorlie where it grows in sandy soils. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Thryptomene eremaea". FloraBase . Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.