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Lamarchea sulcata, belonging to the family Myrtaceae, is endemic to Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

It is found on sand dunes, rocky hills and flats, growing as a spreading many-stemmed shrub, between 0.5 to 2 metres in height. The leaves terete. Depending on rainfall it can be seen in bloom between August and October. It the shrub has a lot of leaves, the flowers can often be found hidden beneath the foliage.

Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Lamarchea sulcata, Alice Springs Desert Park NT

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Phylum: Charophyta
  • Class: Equisetopsida
  • Subclass: Magnoliidae
  • Superorder: Rosanae
  • Order: Myrtales
  • Family: Myrtaceae
  • Genus: Lamarchea
  • Species: Lamarchea sulcata

Footnote & References

  1. Lamarchea sulcata A.S.George, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://id.biodiversity.org.au/taxon/apni/51290191
  2. Lamarchea sulcata A.S.George, Western Australian Herbarium (1998–). Florabase—the Western Australian Flora. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, https://florabase.dbca.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5846

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