Thryptomene calycina

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Thryptomene calycina
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Thryptomene calycina, the Grampians, Victoria
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Thryptomene
T. calycina
Binomial name
Thryptomene calycina
  • Baeckea calycina Lindl.
  • Paryphantha mitchelliana Schauer nom. illeg.
  • Thryptomene mitchelliana (Schauer) F.Muell.
  • Tryptomene mitchelliana orth. var. F.Muell.
  • Thryptomene thymifolia Stapf
  • Thryptomene calycina (Lindl.) J.M.Black

Thryptomene calycina, commonly known as Grampians thryptomene, is a shrub species in the family Myrtaceae.[1] The species is endemic to Australia. It grows to 2 metres high, has small leaves and produces white flowers between July and November in the species' native range.[2] It is listed as "Rare in Victoria" on the Department of Sustainability and Environment's Advisory List of Rare Or Threatened Plants In Victoria.[3]


  1. ^ "Thryptomene calycina". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  2. ^ Wild Plants of Victoria (database). Viridans Biological Databases & Department of Sustainability and Environment. 2009.
  3. ^ "Advisory List of Rare Or Threatened Plants In Victoria - 2005" (PDF). Department of Sustainability and Environment (Victoria). 2005. p. 39. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 1 May 2011.