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Micromyrtus

Micromyrtus flaviflora (F.Muell.) J.M.Black 
Yellow Heath Myrtle
Grows in the Central Deserts on red sand dunes. Common on the Canning Stock Route in Western Australia.


Micromyrtus flaviflora Micromyrtus flaviflora
  Description:Flowers showing fringed petal edges Description:Plant in situ
Location:Gary Junction Rd, Gibson Desert, Western  Australia Location:Gary Junction Rd, Gibson Desert, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates: 22˚54.013S 126˚31.803E GPS coordinates: 22˚54.013S 126˚31.803E
Date of photo:3 July 2014 Date of photo:3 July 2014
  Field No.:2567 Field No.:2567
     
  Micromyrtus flaviflora Micromyrtus flaviflora
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Gary Junction Rd, Gibson Desert, Western  Australia Location:Gary Junction Rd, Gibson Desert, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates: 22˚54.013S 126˚31.803E GPS coordinates: 22˚54.013S 126˚31.803E
  Date of photo:3 July 2014 Date of photo:3 July 2014
  Field No.:2567 Field No.:2567
  Micromyrtus flaviflora Micromyrtus flaviflora
 
  Description:Flower spike showing buds Description:Flowers
  Location:Gary Junction Rd, Gibson Desert, Western  Australia Location:10km S of Well 42, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates: 22˚54.013S 126˚31.803E GPS coordinates:21˚20.9376S, 12548.7896E
  Date of photo:3 July 2014 Date of photo:30 July 2016
  Field No.:2567 Field No.:5222
     
  Micromyrtus flaviflora Micromyrtus flaviflora
 
  Description:Flower spike Description:Flower spike
  Location:10km S of Well 42, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia Location:10km S of Well 42, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:21˚20.9376S, 12548.7896E GPS coordinates:21˚20.9376S, 12548.7896E
  Date of photo:30 July 2016 Date of photo:30 July 2016
  Field No.:5222 Field No.:5222
     
     


References (accessed 14 September 2016):

Green, J.W., (1980) Thryptomene and Micromyrtus (Myrtaceae) in arid and semi-arid Australia. Nuytsia 3(2): 183 -205

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Micromyrtus flaviflora