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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.

  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 8 October  2016):

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


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Platysace saxatilis