Conospermum leianthum subsp. orientale E.M.Benn.

Fl.Australia 16:485 (1995)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect shrub, 0.15-1.5 m high. Fl. white, Sep to Dec. White/grey sand. Sandplains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 9 July 1996

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 10-65 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, erect, incurved or sigmoid. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters stalked, white or purple, hairy; floral bracts 1.5-3 mm long, hairy. Perianth 4-7 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1.5-3 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 1.5-2.5 mm long, glabrous. Nut 1.5-2 mm long. Flowers in September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Recherche.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Esperance, Ravensthorpe.