Rounded Noon-flower

Family: Aizoaceae
Genus: Disphyma
Species: crassifolium subsp. clavellatum
Main Flower Colour: Pink

Description

A common sight in sandy hollows, on limestone, saltlakes and clay flood plains, as well as in coastal areas. Disphyma has rounded leaves that root at the nodes, and the flowers are held above the fleshy foliage on relatively long stems. Under hot, dry conditions the leaves turn from green to red.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/22807
http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com.au/2010/03/disphyma-crassifolium-subsp-clavellatum.html

Created: 01 Mar 2014 - Member - John Baas (WA)
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

SWA - Swan Coastal Plain

ESP - Esperance Plains

HAM - Hampton

Specifics

In WA, scattered at locations Geraldton to Albany to Eucla.

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