Sturt's Pigface

Family: Aizoaceae
Genus: Gunniopsis
Species: quadrifida
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

Hemispherical, divaricate shrub with hairy branches.

Leaves terete, subterete or ± flattened, to c. 50 mm long.

Flowers pedicellate. Perianth segments triangular, to c. 2 cm long; outer surface tomentose; inner surface papillose. Stamen bundles alternating with the perianth segments.

Capsule 4-ribbed, the ribs keeled, 6–10 mm diam., valves becoming bifid on opening; seeds black, tuberculate.

Flowering start in August and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is white.

References

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Location

Bio Regions

GVD - Great Victoria Desert

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