Synaphea canaliculata A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:488 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 10 July 1996

Low shrub, to 0.4 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. Sandy loam over lateritic gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Lake Grace.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-50 mm mm long, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina terete or flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided or divided to the midrib; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 10-20 mm; terminal leaf lobe 5-7 mm long, 1 mm wide; lowest lobes 20-45 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 35-50 mm long; floral bracts 3-3.5 mm long. Perianth 4.5-5 mm long, hairy; adaxial tepal 4.5-5 mm long; abaxial tepal 4.3-4.5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3.5-4 mm long, lobed; stigma 0.8-1 mm long, 1-1.2 mm wide. Follicles 2-2.5 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).