Anigozanthos kalbarriensis Hopper Kalbarri Catspaw
Nuytsia 2:181-183 (1978)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 21 June 1994

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb, 0.1-0.2 m high. Fl. yellow/yellow&red/green&red, Aug to Sep. Yellow or white sand. Winter-wet sites.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Northampton.

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

Leaves flat, 40-140 mm long, 1.5-10 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin present, 0.5-2.8 mm long, with at least some small side branches at the base, angled towards the leaf apex; hairs on the surface of the leaf absent (leaf surfaces glabrous). Scape present, hairy, 85-100 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 7-15 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 8-12 mm long; pedicels present, 1.5-3.5 mm long; flowers 27-40 mm long. Perianth hairy, bilaterally symmetric, suffused with a darker colour over the base colour, yellow or red, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 6-8.5 mm long. Stamens six, in three levels, in pairs; filaments 2.2-3 mm long; anther 2.5-3.2 mm long, without an appendage. Style 14-31 mm long. Flowers in August or September. Occurs in the Geraldton Sandplains IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province.