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Pink mulla mulla

Ptilotus exaltus


One of the largest mulla mullas. This ephemeral in a good season grows to 1.5m tall, though in poor years it may be only a few cm tall. There is a basal rosette of spathulate-oblanceolate smooth leaves up to 10 cm long, the stem leaves being shorter. The flower spikes are up to 10 cm long and 4 cm across with loosely-hairy flowers. The species is widespread from the North-West coast of Australia east into the Northern Territory, New South Wales, Queensland and south-east to the eastern agricultural districts, Norseman and into South Australia.


Pilburra desert, Western Australia.

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Western Australia, Australia

Lat: -22.52, Long: 114.00

Spotted on Sep 22, 2005
Submitted on Jul 16, 2011

Spotted for mission


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