Thyme Rice-flower

Family: Thymelaeaceae
Genus: Pimelea
Species: serpyllifolia
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Erect dioecious shrub to 1.5 m high, stunted or prostrate in exposed positions, stems glabrous.

Leaves crowded, narrow-elliptic to spathulate, 4–12 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, concave at least when dry.

Flowers in bracteate heads, usually on short lateral branches, and often appearing axillary; peduncle to 2 mm long; pedicels covered with long coarse hairs. Bracts 4, elliptic, 2–6 mm long. Flowers 3–4 mm long, yellow, glabrous; 2–17 in male heads, 2–10 in female heads.

Flowering start in September and ends in April.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=in&name=Pimelea~serpyllifolia~subsp.+serpyllifoliaCreated: 03 Nov 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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