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Lysinema pentapetalum R.Br.
Curry Flower
These plants are from south west Western Australia. Distinguished from the similar Lysinema ciliatum by the dull dark brown  bracts below the flowers which have a marginal border of pale cilia.


Lysinema pentapetalum Lysinema pentapetalum
  Description:Flowers and bracts with pale margins Description:Flowers
  Location:Cervantes, Western Australia Location:Cervantes, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:30˚28.2678S, 115°06.4926E GPS coordinates:30˚28.2678S, 115°06.4926E
  Date of photo:10 August 2016 Date of photo:10 August 2016
  Field No.: 5463 Field No.: 5463
     
  Lysinema pentapetalum Lysinema pentapetalum
 
Description:Flowers and bracts with pale margins Description:Plant in habitat with pale margins
  Location: Frenchman's Bay, Albany, Western Australia Location: Frenchman's Bay, Albany, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:35˚05.9330S, 117˚58.0540E GPS coordinates:35˚05.9330S, 117˚58.0540E
  Date of photo:20 August 2016 Date of photo:20 August 2016
  Field No.: 5578 Field No.: 5578
     
  Lysinema pentapetalum Lysinema pentapetalum
 
  Description:Flowers and bracts with pale margins Description:Flowers and bracts with pale margins
  Location: Frenchman's Bay, Albany, Western Australia Location: Frenchman's Bay, Albany, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:35˚05.9330S, 117˚58.0540E GPS coordinates:35˚05.9330S, 117˚58.0540E
  Date of photo:20 August 2016 Date of photo:20 August 2016
  Field No.: 5578 Field No.: 5578
     
  Lysinema pentapetalum Lysinema pentapetalum
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Cervantes, Western Australia Location:Cervantes, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:30˚28.2678S, 115°06.4926E GPS coordinates:30˚28.2678S, 115°06.4926E
  Date of photo:10 August 2016 Date of photo:10 August 2016
  Field No.: 5463 Field No.: 5463
     
     

Reference (accessed 24 October 2016):

Thiele, K.R. (2009), A new circumscription for Lysinema ciliatum (Ericaceae: Styphelioideae: Epacrideae) and reinstatement of L. pentapetalum. Nuytsia 19:265-275

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Lysinema pentapetalum