Synaphea drummondii Meisn.
A.DC., Prodr. 14:315 (1857)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Saturday 9 September 1995

Shrub. Fl. yellow, Jul to Sep. Sand over laterite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broomehill-Tambellup, Corrigin, Kent, Kulin, Narrogin, Ravensthorpe, Wickepin.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 185-290 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, indumentum appressed; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 170-235 mm; terminal leaf lobe 6-13 mm long, 5-10 mm wide; lowest lobes 40-45 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 130-200 mm long; floral bracts 2-2.5 mm long. Perianth 6-7 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 6-7 mm long; abaxial tepal 4.5-5.4 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3-3.5 mm long, lobed; stigma 1 mm long, 1 mm wide. Follicles 4.5-5.5 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).