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Psammomoya choretroides (F.Muell.) Diels & Loes.
This leafless plant superficially resembles Choretrum sp, hence the name. This species of Psammomoya has 4-angled stems and obtuse apices.

  Psammomoya choretroides Psammomoya choretroides
 
  Description:Plant showing 4-angled stem and obtuse apex Description:Plant
  Location: Hawk's Head, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia Location: Hawk's Head, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:27˚48.823S 114˚27.943E GPS coordinates:27˚48.823S 114˚27.943E
  Date of photo:26 August 2015 Date of photo:26 August 2015
  Field No.:3353 Field No.:3353
     
  Psammomoya choretroides Psammomoya choretroides
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant
  Location: Hawk's Head, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia Location: Hawk's Head, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:27˚48.823S 114˚27.943E GPS coordinates:27˚48.823S 114˚27.943E
  Date of photo:26 August 2015 Date of photo:26 August 2015
  Field No.:3353 Field No.:3353
     
  Psammomoya choretroides Psammomoya choretroides
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant in habitat
  Location: Hawk's Head, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia Location: Hawk's Head, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:27˚48.823S 114˚27.943E GPS coordinates:27˚48.823S 114˚27.943E
  Date of photo:26 August 2015 Date of photo:26 August 2015
  Field No.:3353 Field No.:3353
     

 

References (accessed 19 November 2016):

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/4725

Jessup, L.W. in George A.S.(ed.) (1984) Celastraceae. Flora of Australia 22: 165

Keighery, G.J. (2002), Psammomoya (Celastraceae), a taxonomic review. Nuytsia 14(3):386-387 

Corrick M. & Fuhrer B. (2009), Wildflowers of Southern Western Australia, 3rd Ed, Rosenberg Publishing

 

 

 

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Psammomoya choretroides