Lasiopetalum joyceae  |  

Lasiopetalum joyceae

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Lasiopetalum joyceae, Family Sterculiaceae, is an erect shrub, growing to 2 m tall. Leaves are 3Ð9 cm long, the upper surface is dark-green and smooth, with veins visible but not prominent. The lower surface is covered with dense whitish to rusty hairs. Flowers are in clusters of three to four and are pink to red-brown and hairy (Harden, 1990).

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Lasiopetalum joyceae

    Threats The main identified threats to L. joyceae are too frequent hazard reduction burns and general habitat degradation due to proximity to residential areas; park boundaries and fire trails (NSW Scientific Committee; 2002).