Synaphea media A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:492 (1995)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 10 July 1996

Erect, multi-stemmed shrub, 0.25-0.6 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. Sand, often granitic.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 45-90 mm mm long, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina flat, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, deeply divided; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 10-45 mm; terminal leaf lobe 3-6 mm long, 2-3 mm wide; lowest lobes 20-40 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 35-65 mm long; floral bracts 1.5-3 mm long. Perianth 6-7 mm long, hairy; adaxial tepal 6-7 mm long; abaxial tepal 5.5-6 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3.5-5.5 mm long, lobed; stigma 0.7-1.5 mm long, 0.6-1.2 mm wide. Follicles 6.8-7.7 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).