SpeciesPhlegmatospermum drummondii (Benth.) O.Schulz
Australia, Western Australia, Avon Wheat Belt and South western botanical province.
Red clay & sand
IUCN = N/a FloraBase = P3, Listed Extinct by WCMC 1996
Erect annual, herb, to 0.3 m high. Fl. white, cream, Aug–Sep
Number of Specimens at Kew
Specimen Type (Y/N)
Kew Herbcat Barcode NumberK000518024
Other InformationFloraBase p3 = taxa which are known from several populations, at least some of which are not believed to be under immediate threat. Such taxa are under consideration for declaration as ‘rare flora’, but are in need of further survey.
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