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

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 21 June 1994

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb, 0.05-0.2 m high. Fl. green&red, Aug to Oct. Sand. Well-watered sites.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Recherche, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 22 October 2019

Leaves flat, 60-90 mm long, 1-2 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin absent; hairs on the surface of the leaf absent (leaf surfaces glabrous). Scape present, hairy, 80-120 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 15-20 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 12-14 mm long; pedicels present, 3.5-7 mm long; flowers 40-47 mm long. Perianth hairy, bilaterally symmetric, distinctly bicoloured, red and green, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 7.5-9 mm long. Stamens six, in three levels, in pairs; filaments 5.5-6.5 mm long; anther 2.2-3 mm long, without an appendage. Style 35-40 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the Mallee and Esperance IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province. Conservation Code Threatened (T).