Synaphea flexuosa A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:490 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 2 October 1997

Much-branched, tangled shrub, ca 0.2 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. Sandy loam, brown sand.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Western Mallee.

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

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 130-260 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina terete, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, indumentum appressed; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 60-160 mm; terminal leaf lobe 7-15 mm long, 1.5-5 mm wide; lowest lobes 50-90 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 150-220 mm long; floral bracts 1-1.3 mm long. Perianth 3.5-5.3 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 4.5-5.3 mm long; abaxial tepal 3.6-4.2 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 2.5-3 mm long, lobed; stigma 1 mm long, 1.2 mm wide. Follicles 5-6 mm long. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).