Synaphea tripartita A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:495 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 11 July 1996

Clumped small shrub. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Lateritic gravel, clay.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dumbleyung, Kulin, Lake Grace, Quairading.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 70-125 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, deeply divided or divided to the midrib, indumentum appressed; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 35-80 mm; terminal leaf lobe 8-25 mm long, 1.5-5 mm wide; lowest lobes 25-50 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 65-115 mm long; floral bracts 2-2.5 mm long. Perianth 5-6 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 5-6 mm long; abaxial tepal 3.8-4.5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3-3.8 mm long, lobed; stigma 1.2-1.3 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide. Follicles 4.5-5 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).