Synaphea divaricata (Benth.) A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:489 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Saturday 9 September 1995

Tufted shrub, 0.15-0.3 m high. Fl. yellow, Jun or Aug to Oct. White or grey sand. Slopes, among quartzite rocks.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 95-270 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, shallowly divided or deeply divided, indumentum appressed; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 75-150 mm; terminal leaf lobe 7-15 mm long, 2-5 mm wide; lowest lobes 40-60 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 125-160 mm long; floral bracts 1.3-1.5 mm long. Perianth glabrous; adaxial tepal 4.5-5 mm long; abaxial tepal 3.5-3.9 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 2-2.5 mm long, lobed; stigma 0.6-0.7 mm long, 0.6-0.8 mm wide. Follicles NaN mm (?) long. Flowers in April, July or August. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).