Borya constricta   No English name Endemic

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This is a small plant which prefers gravelly or granitic habitats and is capable of aestivation (going into a dormant state in the summer). In the "aestivating" state the tufts change colour to orange but change back to green if it rains. Not much mention is made in the official literature of the pungent (spikes) tips to the leaves perhaps because they vary in length but were very prominent on these specimens.

W.A. Wild Flower Society Tour: Scott Road 14th September 2007

Added on 14th March 2008, updated 4th November 2008, updated 5th March 2010, updated 20th January 2013

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