Persoonia spathulata R.Br.
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:162 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 29 August 1995

Erect, spreading shrub, 0.2-0.6 m high. Fl. yellow, Dec or Jan. Sand.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Recherche.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance.

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

Shrubs, 0.2-0.6 m high; branchlets hairy, not ribbed. Leaves alternate, 20-30 mm mm long, 6-9 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, scabrous, the margins flat; apex obtuse. Inflorescences white or yellow; pedicels 2-2.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 9-10 mm long, radially symmetrical, hairy, the hairs appressed; anther appendage present, 2.8-3 mm long; ovary glabrous; pistil 8 mm long. Flowers in January or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).