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Aluta

Aluta maisonneuvei (F.Muell.) Rye & Trudgen
Desert Heath Myrtle
Grows in the Central Deserts on red sand dunes. This plant was formerly known as Thryptomene maisonneuvei.

 


Aluta maisonneuvei Aluta maisonneuvei
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant
Location:Gary Junction Rd, Gibson Desert, Western  Australia Location:Anne Beadell Highway, Neale Junction, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates: 22˚49.299S 127˚35.002E GPS coordinates: 28˚18.486S 126˚16.396E
Date of photo:3 July 2014 Date of photo:13 August 2012
  Field No.:2564 Field No.:1209
     
  Aluta maisonneuvei Aluta maisonneuvei
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location: Anne Beadell Highway, Neale Junction, Western Australia Location:Anne Beadell Highway, Neale Junction, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates: 28˚18.486S 126˚16.396E GPS coordinates: 28˚18.486S 126˚16.396E
  Date of photo:13 August 2012 Date of photo:13 August 2012
  Field No.:1209 Field No.:1209
  Aluta maisonneuvei Aluta maisonneuvei
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Anne Beadell Highway, Vokes Corner, South Australia Location:Gary Junction Rd, Gibson Desert, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates: 28˚31.873S 129˚57.307E GPS coordinates: 22˚49.299S 127˚35.002E
  Date of photo:10 August 2012 Date of photo:3 July 2014
  Field No.:1187 Field No.:2564

 

References (accessed 6 December 2016):

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/19468

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?form=speciesfacts&name=Thryptomene_maisonneuvei

Green, J.W., (1980) Thryptomene and Micromyrtus (Myrtaceae) in arid and semi-arid Australia. Nuytsia 3(2): 183-208


Rye, B.L. & Trudgen, M.E., (2000) Aluta, a new Australian genus of Myrtaceae. 
Nuytsia 13(2): 345-366

 

 

 

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