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

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 11 July 1996

Tangled shrub, 0.5-1 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Sep. Gravelly loam. Granitic & sandstone rises & flats.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Chapman Valley, Greater Geraldton, Northampton.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 150-230 mm mm long, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina terete, twice or more divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 45-150 mm; terminal leaf lobe 10-45 mm long, 2-4 mm wide; lowest lobes 25-70 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 250-420 mm long; floral bracts 1.2-2 mm long. Perianth 6-7.5 mm long, glabrous or hairy; adaxial tepal 6-7.5 mm long; abaxial tepal 4.5-5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 4-5 mm long, lobed; stigma 1-1.2 mm long, 1 mm wide. Follicles 4-5 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).