Synaphea floribunda A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:490 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Saturday 9 September 1995

Prostrate to ascending shrub, 0.1-0.3(-0.6) m high, to 1 m wide. Fl. yellow, May or Sep to Nov. White, grey or black sand, sometimes winter-wet, sandy loam, gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Cranbrook, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Kojonup, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet, West Arthur.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 95-225 mm mm long, 10-30 mm mm wide, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, widest around the middle or clearly widest above the middle, entire, indumentum spreading. Inflorescences yellow; scape 140-205 mm long; floral bracts 3-3.5 mm long. Perianth 5.5-7.5 mm long, hairy; adaxial tepal 5.5-7.5 mm long; abaxial tepal 4.5-5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc (4-)5 mm long, horned; stigma 1.5-2.5 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide. Follicles 3-4 mm long. Flowers in May, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).