Synaphea quartzitica A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:494 (1995)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 11 July 1996

Small tufted shrub. Fl. yellow, Jul to Aug. Rocky quartzite hill.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Moora.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 110-175 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, shallowly divided or deeply divided, indumentum appressed; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 50-120 mm; terminal leaf lobe 4-15 mm long, 3-5 mm wide; lowest lobes 20-55 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 90-200 mm long; floral bracts 1.5-2 mm long. Perianth 5-5.5 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 5-5.5 mm long; abaxial tepal 4 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 2.5-3 mm long, entire; stigma 1.5 mm long, 0.6 mm wide. Follicles 3-4 mm long. Flowers in July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).