Acidonia microcarpa (R.Br.) L.A.S.Johnson & B.G.Briggs
Bot.J.Linn.Soc. 70:175 (1975)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 21 July 1995

Erect shrub, 0.6-3 m high. Fl. yellow/orange, Oct to Dec. White, grey or black peaty sand, sandy clay. Swamp edges, creek beds, lake margins.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Cranbrook, Denmark, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 0.6-3 m high; branchlets hairy, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 35-110 mm mm long, 1-1.8 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, smooth, the margins revolute; apex obtuse. Inflorescences yellow, hairy. Perianth 8-10.5 mm long, hairy, the hairs appressed; anther appendage present, 0.5-0.7 mm long; ovary glabrous; pistil 8-10 mm long. Flowers in October or December. Occurs in the in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Warren (WAR) IBRA subregion(s).