Anigozanthos bicolor subsp. decrescens Hopper
Fl.Australia 45:455 (1987)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 21 June 1994

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb, 0.1-0.5 m high. Fl. green&red, Aug to Oct. White, pink, grey or black sand. Swamp flats, road verges.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Collie, Cranbrook, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Manjimup, Nannup, Narrogin, Plantagenet, Wandering, West Arthur, Williams.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 14 January 2020

Leaves flat, 55-65 mm long, 1-4 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin present, 0.4-0.7 mm long, with at least some small side branches at the base, straight and rigid, lying parallel with the margin; hairs on the surface of the leaf absent (leaf surfaces glabrous). Scape present, hairy, 300-405 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 10-14 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 12-14 mm long; pedicels present, 4-6 mm long; flowers 50-70 mm long. Perianth hairy, bilaterally symmetric, distinctly bicoloured, red and green, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 7-11 mm long. Stamens six, in three levels, in pairs; filaments 3.5-7 mm long; anther 4-5 mm long, without an appendage. Style 50-70 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Warren and Esperance IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province.