Dampiera

Dampiera diversifolia, copyright Mrpbps.

Belongs within: Goodeniaceae.

Dampiera is a genus of herbs and subshrubs endemic to Australia, most diverse in the west of the continent (Black & Robertson 1965).

Characters (from Black & Robertson 1965): Perennial herbs or undershrubs, more or less tomentose with stellate hairs, which are either short, or longer and stellately branched, or stellate only at base and then long and barbellate, or almost simple upwards, sometimes with short spreading scattered branched up to the summit (plumose), or rarely with short hairs whose branches are divaricate, fasciate, and lie in the same plane. Sepals 5, very small and inconspicuous; corolla usually deeply slit on upper side, but with entire persistent circumsciss and often ragged base, the two upper lobes deeply separated, with broad wing on inner margin and smaller wing and thick concave, usually red, auricle along outer margin (next to slit), the three lower lobes less deeply separated, broadly and equally winged; anthers cohering in tube around summit; stigma with two rounded, usually prominent lobes; ovary inferior, one-celled, with one erect basal ovule; fruit small, a nut or drupe; embryo terete.

<==Dampiera
    |--D. adpressaB96
    |--D. alataGK00
    |--D. altissimaK90
    |--D. angulataG04b
    |--D. anonymaBS05
    |--D. browniiH87
    |--D. conospermoidesLK14
    |--D. cuneataGK00
    |--D. diversifoliaGK00
    |--D. fasciculataGK00
    |--D. haematotrichaOS04
    |    |--D. h. ssp. haematotrichaG04b
    |    `--D. h. ssp. duraG04b
    |--D. hederaceaGK00
    |--D. incanaKM08
    |    |--D. i. var. incanaK90
    |    `--D. i. var. fuscescensK90
    |--D. junceaOS04
    |--D. lanceolataBR65
    |--D. lavandulaceaBR65
    |--D. leptocladaBR65
    |--D. lindleyiSB04
    |--D. linearisRL05
    |--D. marifoliaBR65
    |--D. metallorumBS05
    |--D. peduculataGK00
    |--D. rosmarinifoliaBR65
    |--D. royceiG04a
    |--D. sacculataOS04
    |--D. spicigeraK90
    |--D. stenophyllaS95
    |--D. strictaBR65
    |--D. trigonaGK00
    `--D. trilobaGK00

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[B96] Baker, R. T. 1896. On the botany of Rylstone and the Goulburn River districts. Part I. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 21 (3): 427–466.

[BR65] Black, J. M., & E. L. Robertson. 1965. Flora of South Australia. Part IV. Oleaceae–Compositae. W. L. Hawes, Government Printer: Adelaide.

[BS05] Butcher, R., & L. W. Sage. 2005. Tetratheca fordiana (Elaeocarpaceae), a new species from the Pilbara of Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 88 (2): 73–76.

[G04a] Gibson, N. 2004a. Flora and vegetation of the Eastern Goldfields Ranges: part 6. Mt Manning Range. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (2): 35–47.

[G04b] Gibson, N. 2004b. Flora and vegetation of the Eastern Goldfields Ranges: part 7. Middle and South Ironcap, Digger Rock and Hatter Hill. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (2): 49–62.

[GK00] Gibson, N., & G. J. Keighery. 2000. Flora and vegetation of the Byenup-Muir reserve system, south-west Western Australia. CALMScience 3 (3): 323–402.

[H87] Haviland, E. 1887. Flowering seasons of Australian plants. No. II. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (4): 1103–1104.

[K90] Keighery, G. J. 1990. Vegetation and flora of Shark Bay, Western Australia. In: Berry, P. F., S. D. Bradshaw & B. R. Wilson (eds) Research in Shark Bay: Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee pp. 61–87. Western Australian Museum.

[KM08] Keighery, G. J., & W. Muir. 2008. Vegetation and vascular flora of Faure Island, Shark Bay, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 75: 11–19.

[LK14] Lyons, M. N., G. J. Keighery, L. A. Gibson & T. Handasyde. 2014. Flora and vegetation communities of selected islands off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 81: 205–244.

[OS04] Obbens, F. J., & L. W. Sage. 2004. Vegetation and flora of a diverse upland remnant of the Western Australian wheatbelt (Nature Reserve A21064). Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (1): 19–28.

[RL05] Rafferty, C., & B. B. Lamont. 2005. Selective feeding by macropods on vegetation regenerating following fire. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 88 (4): 155–165.

[SB04] Sage, L. W., P. A. Blankendaal, A. Moylett & K. Agar. 2004. The occurrence and impact of Phytophthora cinnamomi in the central-western Avon Wheatbelt bioregion of Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (1): 15–18.

[S95] Smith, G. T. 1995. Species richness, habitat and conservation of scorpions in the Western Australian wheatbelt. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 52: 55–66.

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