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Platysace saxatilis Keighery
A small plant with  a restricted range  on the  northern Western Australia/Northern Territory border in 2 national parks. This species was described in 1996 in the article cited below.The plants were growing in rock crevices and the wind precluded good photos. it is Conservation Code Priority Two.

  Platysace saxatilis Platysace saxatilis
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
Location:Mirima (Hidden Valley) National Park, Kununurra, Western Australia Location:Mirima (Hidden Valley) National Park, Kununurra, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:15˚45.8304S, 128°45.1020E GPS coordinates:15˚45.8304S, 128°45.1020E
  Date of photo:14 July 2016 Date of photo:14 July 2016
  Field No.: 5020 Field No.: 5020
     
  Platysace saxatilis Platysace saxatilis
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant growing in rock crevice
  Location:Mirima (Hidden Valley) National Park, Kununurra, Western Australia Location:Mirima (Hidden Valley) National Park, Kununurra, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:15˚45.8304S, 128°45.1020E GPS coordinates:15˚45.8304S, 128°45.1020E
  Date of photo:14 July 2016 Date of photo:14 July 2016
  Field No.: 5020 Field No.: 5020
     
  Platysace saxatilis Platysace saxatilis
 
  Description:Plant growing on rock ledge Description:Plant  habitat
  Location:Mirima (Hidden Valley) National Park, Kununurra, Western Australia Location:Mirima (Hidden Valley) National Park, Kununurra, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:15˚45.8304S, 128°45.1020E GPS coordinates:15˚45.8304S, 128°45.1020E
  Date of photo:14 July 2016 Date of photo:14 July 2016
  Field No.: 5020 Field No.: 5020
     
     

References (accessed 1 January 2019):

Keighery, G.J. (1996), A new species of Platysace (Apiaceae) from Northern Australia. Nordic Journal of Botany 16(2):135-137 

http://www.landmanager.org.au/management-guidelines-plant-platysace-saxatilis

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/20423

 


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