Verticordia fimbrilepis australis A.S.George, 1991:322

Shy featherflower, Shy feather flower, Southern shy featherflower



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1840

Rediscovered in 1983



Kent River, Willyung Hill & near Woodanilling, Western Australia (southwestern), Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

George, A. S. (1991). New taxa, combinations and typifications in Verticordia (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae). Nuytsia 7(3): 231-394.


Other references:

Bentham, G. (1866). Flora Australiensis: a description of the plants of the Australian Territory. Vol. 3 Myrtaceae to Compositae. (L. Reeve, London).

Brown A., Thompson-Dans C and Marchant N. (Editors) (1998) Western Australia’s Threatened Flora. (Dep. of Conservation and Land Management, Como, W.A.).

Department of the Environment. (2016). Verticordia fimbrilepis subsp. australis in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:19:41 +1000.

George, A.S. (2002) Verticordia: the turner of hearts. University of Western Australia Press, Crawley.

Hearn, Roger W., Meissner, Rachel, Brown, Andrew P., Macfarlane, Terry D. and Annels, Tony R. (2006). Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Warren Region. Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No. 40. Jointly published by Australian Government Department of Environment and Heritage (Canberra) & Western Australian Department of Conservation and Land Management (Bentley DC). x + 305 pp.


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