Synaphea decorticans Lindl.
Sketch Veg.Swan R. 32 (1839)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Saturday 9 September 1995

Dense shrub, to 0.6 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. White sand, lateritic gravel. Lateritic ridge.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Brookton, Chittering, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Northam, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wandering, West Arthur, Williams, York.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 140-380 mm mm long, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina flat, once divided or twice or more divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, shallowly divided or deeply divided; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 100-200 mm; terminal leaf lobe 10-35 mm long, 5-20 mm wide; lowest lobes 40-90 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 210-390 mm long; floral bracts 2-2.7 mm long. Perianth 5.5-6 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 5.5-6 mm long; abaxial tepal 5-5.5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 4-5.5 mm long, lobed; stigma 0.8-1 mm long, 1.5-1.8 mm wide. Follicles 7-8 mm long. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).