Mat Mulla Mulla

Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Ptilotus
Species: axillaris
Main Flower Colour: Pink


Prostrate annual, herb, 0.03-0.12 m high, leaves, ovate-spathulate, 7-110 mm long, leaves 2-45 mm wide; spike ovoid-cylindrical, 15-50 mm long; spike 25-40 mm wide; bract 7.5-9 mm long; bracteole 8.5-10 mm long; tepals 17-20 mm long; fertile stamens 2, staminodes 3; ovary hairy; style curved, 3.8-5 mm long, eccentrically fixed to ovary. Fl. pink-white, Apr to Nov. Red sand. Stony hills, plains, sand dunes.


The main flower colour is pink.

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Region Specifics

Widespread Pilbara WA as far as the CSR.

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