Synaphea lesueurensis A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:491 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Saturday 9 September 1995

Shrub, 0.25-0.6 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. Laterite, sandy soils over laterite or sandstone. Hillslopes.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dandaragan.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 80-140 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, once divided or twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, deeply divided or divided to the midrib, indumentum spreading; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 40-75 mm; terminal leaf lobe 12-25 mm long, 3-5 mm wide; lowest lobes 35-60 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 50-190 mm long; floral bracts 1.3-1.7 mm long. Perianth 4.5-6.2 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 4.5-6.2 mm long; abaxial tepal 3.7-4.3 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3-3.7 mm long, entire; stigma 1.2-1.5 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide. Follicles 5-6 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).