Micromyrtus acuta

Micromyrtus acuta is a plant species of the family Myrtaceae endemic to Western Australia.[1]

Micromyrtus acuta

Priority Three — Poorly Known Taxa (DEC)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Micromyrtus
Species:
M. acuta
Binomial name
Micromyrtus acuta

The erect shrub typically grows to a height of 0.8 to 2 metres (3 to 7 ft) and produces white flowers.

It is found among rocky outcrops in where the Wheatbelt meets the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia between Yalgoo and Perenjori where it grows in silty to sandy soils around granite and laterite.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Micromyrtus acuta". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.