Synaphea whicherensis A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:295 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 12 September 1995

Compact, tufted shrub, 0.15-0.4 m high. Fl. yellow, Oct to Nov. Gravelly lateritic soils, white/grey sand. Winter-wet depressions, flats.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton, Capel, Nannup.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 85-270 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina terete or flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, tripartitely divided, entire or divided to the midrib, indumentum appressed; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 45-105 mm; terminal leaf lobe 20-65 mm long, 2-3 mm wide; lowest lobes 35-150 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 85-250 mm long; floral bracts 1-1.5 mm long. Perianth 4.5-6 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 4.5-6 mm long; abaxial tepal 3.3-4 mm long; ovary hairy or glabrous, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3-4 mm long, entire or strongly concave; stigma 1.5-2 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide. Follicles 5.5-6 mm long. Flowers in October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).