Adenanthos sericeus Labill. subsp. sericeus Coastal Woollybush

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Shrub or tree (occasionally), 1-5 m high, leaves generally over 30 mm long. Fl. red/red-orange, Mar to Apr or Jul or Sep to Dec. Sand. Coastal sandhills, granite outcrops.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Esperance.

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

Shrubs, 1.3-3 m high. Leaves alternate, 15-40 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, once divided or twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences red or pink; innermost bracts 4-5 mm long; peduncles 3-4 mm long. Perianth 25-27 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 34-37 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in March, April, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).